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Powder & Rails | History of the US Open- Part 1

06 March 2012, 12.44 | Posted in snowboarding, videos | No comments »


On the second weekend in March 2012, snowboarding’s longest running contest turns “Dirty 30.” The Burton US Open is one of the most storied events in snowboarding and has been traditionally held at Stratton, VT for most of those 30 years. A lot of things have happened at the USO: old school downhill racing, the first machine-dug halfpipe, keg parties, snowball fights, mini-riots, people dangling from trees above the halfpipe, drunk people did a lot of dumb shit and some of the coolest stuff in snowboarding history–sometimes those last two are one in the same. Via Vice.


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