29/08/2011 | by Tom Copsey
While we’re still trying to find out where Summer has hidden this year, the snowboard contest circuit is already about to recommence with the Burton NZ Open in the Cardrona Alpine Resort from August 9-13th.
As the kick-off to the Burton Global Open Series, the BNZO will get underway on Tuesday, August 9th with official training, followed by slopestyle pre-qualifiers and qualifiers and the same for halfpipe the next day, August 10th.
On Thursday, August 11th, things will get down to business with the slopestyle semi-finals where the top 8 women and 16 men will advance to the finals on Friday August 12th. Next up are the halfpipe semi-finals and finals with the women’s contest set for Friday, August 12th followed by the finals on Saturday, August 13th, while the men will battle it out all in one day on Saturday.
For more info and the live webcast go to opensnowboarding.com