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The 2011 U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix, the longest running domestic snowboarding tour, has two stops scheduled during its 15th season. Riders will hit Copper Mountain, Colorado on December 8-11, 2010 first before moving west to Mammoth Mountain, California on March 4-6, 2011. The Copper Mountain stop will include both a ski and snowboard halfpipe event which is a first in US Grand Prix history. As well as the Paul Mitchell Progression Session on Saturday night under the lights! In Mammoth Mountain, the riders will take to the halfpipe on Saturday March 5th, 2011 and then unleash the slopestyle skills in the Unbound terrain park in the final Paul Mitchell Progression Session of the season. Riders will include 2010 US Olympic Team members Louie Vito, Greg Bretz, Kelly Clark, and Gretchen Bleiler as they throw it down vying for the almost $200,000 prize purse. Last season it was all about the doublecork- check out the Grand Prix this season to see how snowboarding will progress in 2011!