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    Niklas Mattsson Wins 5 Star IS Open Slopestyle Contest

    Sweden's Niklas Mattsson won the IS Open slopestyle event.

    IS Open, Finland’s first 5 Star Slopestyle contest ended Saturday. Almost fourty riders competed a hefty 50.000 dollars prize purse in beautiful resort of Iso-Syöte. In the semis Janne Korpi rode an amazing second run and made the finals on the top spot. In the finals Janne was the sole finn getting to second place. Winner for today was Niklas Mattsson from Sweden with his solid second run, third went to Eric Beauchemin from USA.

    Final standings in finals:
    1. Niklas Mattsson (SWE)
    2. Janne Korpi (FIN)
    3. Eric Beauchemin (USA)
    4. Måns Hedberg (SWE)
    5. Sean Ryan (USA)
    6. Antoine Truchon (CAN)
    7. Brage Richenberg (NOR)
    8. Lucien Koch (SUI)

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    Image courtesy World Snowboard Tour

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