Burton US Open comes to Vail this week

By scott miller

VAIL — If you just came to Vail Feb. 1, or only come rarely, the answer is — no, we don’t have big-time athletic events absolutely all the time. This five-week stretch is special.After the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships dominated the valley in the first half of February, the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships will take up the first week of March. And yes, Vail’s going to be busy. Until Saturday, Burton Snowboards will host dozens of the sport’s best, and best-known athletes in slopestyle and halfpipe who will dazzle in-person, TV and Web-streaming audiences. As you’d expect …

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