Chloe Kim wins Burton US Open halfpipe, Shaun White leading mens

Chloe Kim wins Burton US Open halfpipe, Shaun White leading mens
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By John LaConte

VAIL — Shaun White currently leads the Burton U.S. Open halfpipe competition, earning a score of 95.6 on his first run. On the women’s side, it only took four tricks for Chloe Kim to win her fifth straight event in the halfpipe.The 15-year-old snowboarder from California performed back-to-back 1080s to win her first-ever Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships event on Saturday; bookending those 1080s was a big method air and a frontside 540. As a contrast, veteran rider Hannah Teter performed seven tricks in her best run on Saturday, earning her fifth place. With amplitude such a major focus of …

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