Ben Ferguson, Chloe Kim top halfpipe semis

By John LaConte

VAIL — Watching the halfpipe run that landed Ben Ferguson on top of the leaderboard today, one would assume it was his amplitude that earned him the highest score on the day.That was this year’s X Games’ halfpipe winner, Danny Davis’ assumption.“Fergie went big and did the tricks that people want to see,” Davis, who also qualified for Saturday’s finals by finishing 7th, said after Ferguson’s run. “I think amplitude makes a big difference.”But according the the Burton US Open team of judges, it was actually Ferguson’s execution that was the most outstanding on the day.Ferguson’s run — a frontside …

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