Over in the States, riders looking for a place on the US Olympic team have been battling it out in two halfpipe contests at Mammoth.

We won't bore you with all the details seeing as we're are a European mag and all, but in short, rider's rider Danny Davis bossed the first one (with Shaun White sitting it out), while Shaun White put down a massive run in the second to win that one. He also unleashed his new trick - the cab 1440 double cork - and it's pretty frickin' nuts.

Check both of the runs below:

Danny Davis:

Shaun White:

For more info on what went down and what it means for the US halfpipe qualification for Sochi, check this recap by Snowboarder Magazine.