Photos by Christopher D. Thompson
Pullups were an inventive way to keep warm in the single-digit temps.
T-Hall pays his respects to the viewers at home.
The road to the Olympics is paved with blood, sweat, tears, and disappointment.
Hall leaded with his first run – a respectable 82.6, but was quickly bested by Aaron Blunck’s 84.6.
A few brave spectators climbed the icy pipe deck to watch.
Friday and Saturday were pummeled with snow, but the skies cleared for finals on Sunday.
1st in qualifiers, Mike Riddle served up a 90.0 that ultimately took the day.
Mike Riddle. TCB. Takin Care of Business.
Not one to disappoint, Riddle ripped a victory lap through the ole u-pipe.
Winner winner chicken dinner, coming in switch.
CBS was there covering the contest. Tune in Dec. 23 at 1pm EST, or Dec. 25 time TBA to watch what went down.
1) Riddle – 90.0
2) Crook – 86.4
3) Blunck – 84.6
This guy totally ate it it while slipping the pipe between Men’s & Women’s. He better hope his girlfriend didn’t see that.
But seriously, if you know this guy, please buy him a beer. Because that’s hopefully going on network tv, for the nation to see.
Speaking of the ladies, Kimmy Sharp started the day off.
Maddie Bowman, on her way to her winning 85.8 run.
1) Bowman – 85.8
2) Anais Caradeux – 81.4
3) Angeli Vanlaanen – 80.8