Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Shaun White in Mid Air

Shaun white, originally uploaded by bobbyperu99.

Shaun White had a dramatic win at the 25th Annual Burton US Open, March 13-18th, 2007 at Stratton Mountain in Vermont, USA. There he placed third in slopestlyle and first in the halfpipe. White was defending champion of the Open, as he had overcome several years of injuries and other problems to finally win the event in 2006 for the first time. At the 2007 Open, White was also crowned the first "Male Burton Global Open Champion". His take for the event was $100,000 (Global Open Champ), $20,000 (1st Place Halfpipe), $5,000 (3rd Place Slopestyle), and a new Volvo.

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