Shaun White, Kelly Clark win ’07 U.S. Open Snowboard Halfpipe

Shaun White dominated the field and Kelly Clark went bigger than anyone else in winning the 2007 Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships Halfpipe competition. Another video RadXSports. The 2007 Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships took place the day after the infamous St. Patrick’s Day Blizzard. Just the staging of the halfpipe competition was a challenge for athletes and Park Department immediately, but if the powder were the usual suspects enforced. The weatherman was a major player in the 2007 U.S. Open Snowboarding Championship. A blizzard dumped 2 feet of powder on Stratton Mountain in the night before the halfpipe competition. Mother Nature gave the Greens a major league curve ball and had major event staff and crew Stratton both to adapt. A half pipe is a U-shaped ice sculpture designed to propel the body at high altitudes at high speeds. The snow storm left a layer of powder in the transition, so that it slowly and unevenly. The Department has Stratton, what they could to sweep the tube, but almost every driver had problems with losing bumps on the floor, speed and balance in transition. Still, it was the same tube for each competitor, even the proverbial playing field. This year’s field was known for its stars missing in action. Olympic gold medalist Hannah Teter is still rehabbing her knee, bent silver medalist Danny Kass for personal reasons, while Elena Height and Andy Finch were no shows for the competition. It did not help the field when Molly Aguirre injured a shoulder in

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