Competition starts Wednesday at the Burton US Open

By John LaConte

VAIL — The the longest-running snowboarding competition in the world returns to Golden Peak today as competition kicks off at the Burton US Open.After making its way to Vail from Vermont a few years ago, the US Open now attracts the best halfpipe and slopestyle snowboarders to Vail every year, a change that, while bittersweet at first, has become a welcome one.“The courses tend to be better here, the weather tends to be better,” halfpipe rider Danny Davis said Tuesday. “We get to have a great event, and that’s what’s good about being in Vail … the East Coast mountains …

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