Burton U.S. Open snowboarders are loving Vail

6th March, 2015 by

By John LaConte

VAIL — Sure, it snows during their competition every year. But that’s just one of the many reasons the athletes at the Burton U.S. Open are loving the event’s new home here in Eagle County after moving from Vermont in 2013.In the news conference following the women’s slopestyle finals on Friday, podium finishers Jamie Anderson, Anna Gasser and Spencer O’Brien couldn’t help but bring the conversation back to Vail.“Here and X Games are the only two places where, when you roll into town you actually see the course from the road,” O’Brien said. “I always like that, having that first …

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