Paul Mitchell Progression Session Big Air Wraps Grand Prix Day #1
A big first day of competition at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Halfpipe in the superpipe was capped off in the biggest way possible - the Paul Mitchell Progression Session Big Air. Snowboarders and freeskiers threw hammers for over 90 minutes, trying to outdo each other on a massive 85-foot jump while a hyped crowd watched below.
Riders impressed the judges and crowd alike, showing everyone exactly why the event is called the Progression Session.
Gus Kenworthy with a tailgrab on his way to winning Men's Freeski Big Air
Winners were crowned for both skiers and riders, scroll below for a look at the podium finishers.
WOMEN'S FREESKI - 1st: Tiril Sjastad Christainsen; 2nd: Alexi Micinski; 3rd: Catherine Warcal
MEN'S FREESKI - 1st: Gus Kenworthy; 2nd: Alex Schlopy; 3rd: Joss Christensen
WOMEN'S SNOWBOARD - 1st: Stephanie Sue Feld
MEN'S SNOWBOARD - 1st: Kyle Mack; 2nd: Ryan Stassel; 3rd: Mark Hoyt
Stay tuned as we keep you updated all week as the Grand Prix Halfpipe events continue. Tomorrow, the freeskiers get their turn to battle for spots in Saturday's final.
The lines of jumps and rails at Park City offer up some of the best terrain park riding in the country and within the boundaries of the groomers set by the illustrious PC Park Staff is the sweetest zone of all, Neffland. In episode 3 of I Ride Neffland, IRPC presents a variety pack of top tier locals, including Blaze Kotsenburg, Gus Warbington, Griffin Siebert, Aaron Biitner, and Shane Wright, who exhibit technical trickery on a variety of features in Neff’s candy-themed park.
*Rescheduled for Saturday March 8 due to conditions* The University of Utah presents the 2014 NCAA Championships.
The Bartender’s Cup is fun, community event celebrating bar and restaurant employees. Teams of 4 will compete in an on-mountain/off-mountain obstacle course testing both speed & skill behind the bar and on the slopes. Up to 16 teams will compete in a head-to-head bracketed battle for bragging rights, with one team taking home the coveted Bartenders’ Cup.
We're back with Episode 5 of the I Ride Park City series. Watch Alex Sherman, CodY Rosenthal, Griffin Siebert, Christian Connors, Jack Dawe, Merrick Joyce, and Ozzy Henning session new features on upper 3 Kings and Pick N Shovel runs. Filmed and Edited by Pat Fenelon.
Check out what Grit Visual thinks of our parks
We put together a stairset to match the one on the Sochi Winter Games slopestyle course. It looks like practice makes perfect.
The Grand Prix was an amazing event and it was truly incredible to see what those athletes could do. But the best part is that they left the course up for everyone else to enjoy. Enjoyment might be an understatement though. Featuring the talents of McRae Williams, Lucas Wachs, Joey Van Der Meer, Tom Wallisch, Steve Stepp, John Kutcher, Luka Melloni, Dale Talkington, Dylan Ferguson, Andy Partridge, Dylan Sondrup, and Tim McChesney.