Big field for today’s slopestyle finals

By John LaConte

VAIL — With the men’s slopestyle qualifiers canceled on Wednesday due to weather, an interesting contest will be underway today in the finals at the Burton U.S. Open.The entire semifinal field will battle it out in a one-shot format, where the athletes will get two attempts to put down their best run, rather than three, and need not qualify into a higher rounds. All 31 athletes will have an equal shot at taking the title, and the $45,000 that comes with it.“It’s going to be like one big final,” said Stale Sandbech, last year’s second-place slopestyle finisher at both the …

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