BILLABONG
FLAUNT
IT
HITS
NEW
HAMPSHIRE

Billabong Flaunt It Hits New Hampshire. PHOTO: Nathan Benson

Billabong Flaunt It Hits New Hampshire. PHOTO: Nathan Benson

The
fifth
stop
of
Billabong’s
Flaunt
It
women’s‐only
snowboard
series
rolled
into
the
New

Hampshire
state
on
Saturday
like
Charlie
Sheen’s
one
gear:
Go.

As
the
best
female
riders

warmed
up
the
east
coast’s
frozen
booters
in
Waterville
Valley’s
legendary
Exhibition
park

during
morning
practice,
the
sun
broke
out
for
the
girl’s
to
flaunt
it
in
perfect
spring

shredding
conditions
for
the
slopestyle
&
rail
jam.


Waterville
Valley’s
Taylor
Owen
won
1st
place
in
the
slopestyle
taking
home
$700
and
flight

and
accommodations
to
the
finals
in
Tahoe.

She
also
won
an
additional
$100
for
2nd
place

in
the
rail
jam
and
$100
for
the
Dakine
Best
Trick
with
her
cab
540.

Her
winning
runs

consisted
of
a
frontside
lipslide
on
the
street
rail,
boardslide
to
fakie
on
the
tank,
a
cab
540

and
finishing
off
with
a
front
540.

Elin
Tortorice
also
made
her
way
to
the
podium
twice
by

winning
the
rail
jam
with
a
front
blunt
270
out
and
came
in
2nd
place
in
the
slopestyle.

The

Sony
Style
award
went
to
the
youngest
competitor,
13
year
old
Julia
Norman
with
a
stylish

5‐0
front
180
out.



Next
stop:
March
26th,
Mont
Tremblant,
Quebec

FINALS
STOP:
April
9th,
Sierra‐at‐Tahoe,
CA
(spots
are
still
open
for
any
female
rider
to

register
for
the
finals,
no
pre‐qualification
is
necessary
so
sign
up
NOW
for
your
chance
at

the
$10,000
cash
purse!)



Slopestyle
Results

1st:
Taylor
Owen
$700
+
Flight
and
accommodations
to
Finals
in
Tahoe
(Billabong,
Level

Field
Fund,
Bern,
Nitro,
Pow
Gloves,
525
East,
Eastern
Boarder)

2nd:
Elin
Tortorice
$500
(Wasatch
Project)

3rd:
Jessica
Gibson
$300
(Flow,
Kelly
Clark
Foundation,
Mount
Snow
Academy)


4th:
Ashley
Vandermeer
(Ride,
Smith)

5th:
Julia
Norman


Rail
Jam
Results

1st:
Elin
Tortorice
$250
(Wasatch
Project)

2nd:
Taylor
Owen
$100
(Billabong,
Level
Field
Fund,
Bern,
Nitro,
Pow
Gloves,
525
East,

Eastern
Boarder)

3rd:
Brittany
Horowitz
$50
(UVM
Snowboard
Team)


Dakine
Best
Trick

Taylor
Owen
$100
(Billabong,
Level
Field
Fund,
Bern,
Nitro,
Pow
Gloves,
525
East,
Eastern

Boarder)


Sony
Style
Award

Julia
Norman


Slopestyle Podium (L to R): 3rd Jessica Gibson $300, 1st Taylor Owen $700, 2nd Elin Tortorice $500. PHOTO: Nathan Benson

Slopestyle Podium (L to R): 3rd Jessica Gibson $300, 1st Taylor Owen $700, 2nd Elin Tortorice $500. PHOTO: Nathan Benson

Rail Jam Results (L to R): 3rd Brittany Horowitz $50, 1st Elin Tortorice $250, 2nd Taylor Owen $100. PHOTO: Nathan Benson

Rail Jam Results (L to R): 3rd Brittany Horowitz $50, 1st Elin Tortorice $250, 2nd Taylor Owen $100. PHOTO: Nathan Benson

Dakine Best Trick Taylor Owen $100. PHOTO: Nathan Benson

Dakine Best Trick Taylor Owen $100. PHOTO: Nathan Benson

Sony Style Award Julia Norman. PHOTO: Nathan Benson

Sony Style Award Julia Norman. PHOTO: Nathan Benson