Burlington, VT—The Burton Global Open Series presented by Motorola announces live event webcasts on www.burton.com and a 90-minute US Open show on NBC. Web and network broadcasts will feature footage from the Slopestyle, Halfpipe and Big Air competitions at the 25th Annual US Open Snowboarding Championships taking place from March 12-18, 2007 at Stratton Mountain, Vermont.
US Open television broadcast on NBC
Sunday, March 18: US Open Highlights Show 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST
US Open free webcasts on www.burton.com
Friday, March 16: Slopestyle finals 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. EST
Saturday, March 17: Halfpipe semifinals 9:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EST
Sunday, March 18: Halfpipe and Big Air finals 11:00 p.m.-1:45 a.m. EST
The only snowboard competition to take place for 25 consecutive years, the US Open promises to attract top snowboarders and over 30,000 spectators to watch the world’s best riders compete for more than $250,000 in prizes. The Burton Global Open Series male and female champions will also be announced on Saturday at the US Open where they will each receive $100,000 — the largest single title payout in snowboard history.
For more information on the US Open and the latest standing information for the Burton Global Open Series title championships, head to www.opensnowboarding.com