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    Christy Prior and Kjersti Buaas Win at 5 Star Big Air and Slopestyle Community Cup

    The women only World Snowboard Tour Big Air and Slopestyle contest at Keystone Resort in Vail, Colorado.

    The Women only World Snowboard Tour Big Air and Slopestyle contest went down from April 4-5, 2014 at Keystone Resort, Vail, Colorado. The sustainability-focused zero-waste event, was comprised of (30) professional snowboard athletes from around the globe, including fifteen 2014 Sochi Olympians competing in Slopestyle and Big Air for a prize purse of $25,000.

    Chanelle Sladics, a former pro snowboarder herself, derived and created the event. “I just didn’t see any events out there that truly recognized and moved women’s snowboarding in the most progressive manner possible,” says Sladics.  “The creation of the judging promises to showcase women’s talents far beyond what normal events demonstrate and athletes will be able to manifest their talent and execute their best tricks at this event!”

    Besides the Big Air and Slopestyle Competition, a Best Method-  and a Rock ‘n’ Rail- Contest were part of the event and brought fun time to both crowd and riders.

    Podium Big Air Contest:
    1. Kjersti Ostgaard Buaas (NOR)
    2. Cheryl Maas (NED)
    3. Kristiina Nisula (FIN)

    Podium Slopestyle Contest:
    1. Christy Prior (NZL)
    2. Sarka Pancochova (CZE)
    3. Silje Norendal (NOR)

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    Image courtesy World Snowboard Tour

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