Blue Mountain's Badlands Slopestyle Contest Recap

Date: February 6, 2017 Author: King Writer Categories: news
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Recap: Erika Langman

Photos: Mitch Hubble

Blue Mountain’s Badlands Terrain Park hosted the annual Badlands Slopestyle Contest on Saturday, January 28th, the first of four Badlands Park Jams.

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Kicking off the day with the Rider's Meeting.

Over the past two weeks, Ontario has been battling some crazy unseasonal temperatures, so when the thermometer read ‘cold’ leading up to the event , the park staff went to work on building an A+ course.

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Nolan Haas

The course fared well for those who could link tech rail tricks straight into a 35’, then 50’ jump, followed by a cannon rail deck.

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Giuseppe Esposito

Skiers were competing for the top spot along with $1,500 in cash and tons of prizing from K2, Ride, Full Tilt, Line, Jones, Now, Yes, Rockstar Energy Drink and POW. Here's a look at who took home the goods...

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Open Women's Winner: Ava Aubry
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Grom Boy's Podium: Luca Raco (2nd), Jasper Issler (1st), Shepherd Aubry (3rd)
Blue mountain badlands slopestyle contest 2017 men
Open Men's Podium: Marshall Murcar-Evans (2nd), Nolan Haas (1st), Giuseppe Esposito (3rd)