5Star Burton New Zealand Open set to feature Halfpipe and Slopestyle

Snowboarders from around the globe are currently making the annual pilgrimage to Cardrona Alpine Resort in Wanaka, New Zealand for the 2011 installment of the Burton New Zealand Open (BNZO). The BNZO is back as a 5Star event on the TTR World Tour and will kick off with open qualifications on Tuesday, August 9th and wrap up with slopestyle finals on Friday, August 12th and halfpipe finals on Saturday, August 13th. The New Zealand Open is the first major event for halfpipe and slopestyle of the 2011/12 TTR season where all competing riders will earn points towards the all-new TTR World Tour Ranking lists.

TTR Slopestyle and Halfpipe World Tour Rankings get a Jump Start at New Zealand Open
Riders from around the world will not only be competing for a piece of the generous

Author: silvia