US Open: Pro-dictions

If you could see into the future, who would you bet on to win the US Open? Will the “Flying Tomato go three for three? Today we asked some of your favorite pros, local shop employees and some industry heads who their picks were for top honors at the US Open of Snowboarding—taking place this weekend at Stratton, Vermont. Make your predictions today and check back all weekend to see the latest results along with photos and videos from the world’s most prestigious snowboard contest. Good luck, fool.

Anne-Flore Marxer

Quarterpipe: Junko Asazuma
Halfpipe: Kjersti Oestgaard Buaas
Slopestyle: Janna Meyen or Hana Beaman

Scott Horwath—local shop kid, Pipe Dreams, Stratton Village

Quarterpipe: Luke Mitrani
Halfpipe: Louie Vito
Slopestyle: Tim Kempson

Jenner Richard—Forum team manager

Quarterpipe: Pat Moore
Halfpipe: Shaun White
Slopestyle: Chaz Guldemond

Jussi Oksanen

Quarterpipe: Danny Kass
Halfpipe: Risto Mattila
Slopestyle: Andreas Wiig

Marco Grilc

Quarterpipe: Travis Rice
Halfpipe: Mason Aguirre
Slopestyle: Shaun White


Quarterpipe: Shaun White
Halfpipe Danny Kass
Slopestyle: Andreas Wiig