Vans Triple Crown Breck Results

Breckenridge, CO (December 14, 2003) * The world’s top riders turned out en masse to Breckenridge Ski Resort for the Mountain Dew Pro Nationals this weekend and the action came to a close on Sunday with the finals in both Super Pipe and Slope Style for both the men and women. In Super Pipe, Breckenridge team rider Steve Fisher took first on the home pipe, edging out Olympic Silver Medalist Danny Kass and last year’s winner Luke Wynen. On the women’s side, 16-year old Hannah Teter won her first Vans Triple Crown title, beating out Olympic Gold winner Kelly Clark and Norwegian Anne Molin Kongsgaard.

In Slope Style, Canadian Guillaume Morisset took first ahead of Norwegian Andreas Wiig and Josh Dirksen. For the women, it was Natasza Zurek of Vancouver beating out Hannah Teter, who was on the podium twice today, and Tara Dakides whose third place finish showed that she is back from two disappointing winters of injury.

Super Pipe Finals * Sunday, December 14
Men Score Purse
1. Steve Fisher (St. Louis Park, MN) 92.5 $12,000
2. Danny Kass (Vernon, NJ) 90.5 $8,000
3. Luke Wynen (Reading, PA) 88.2 $5,000
4. Tommy Czeschin Mammoth, CA USA
5. Elijah Teter
6. Andy Finch
7. Ross Powers
8. Joe Eddy
9. Mason Aguirre
10. Kurt Wastell

Women Score Purse
1. Hannah Teter (Belmont, VT) 94.0 $8,000
2. Kelly Clark (Mt. Snow, VT) 89.2 $5,000
3. Anne Molin Kongsgaard (Kongsberg, NOR) 85.3 $2,250
4. Fabienne Reuteler
5. Junko Asazuma
6. Tricia Byrnes
7. Lindsey Jacobellis
8. Barrett Christy
9. Silli Mittermuller
10. Alisa Mokler

Slope Style Finals * Sunday, December 14
Men Score Purse
1. Guillaume Morisset (Quebec, CAN) 87.3 $12,000
2. Andreas Wiig (Borgen, NOR) 84.7 $8,000
3. Josh Dirksen (Bend, OR) 84.5 $5,000
4. Jake Blauvelt
5. Danny Kass
6. J.J. Thomas
7. Jari Tuoriniemi
8. Danny Davis
9. Rahm Klampert
10. Nate Sheehan

Women Score Purse
1. Natasza Zurek (Vancouver, BC) 77.3 $8,000
2. Hannah Teter (Belmont, VT) 75.5 $5,000
3. Tara Dakides (Mammoth Lakes, CA) 74.3 $2,250
4. Jessica Dalpiaz
5. Kelly Clark
6. Cheryl Maas
7. Leanne Pelosi
8. Priscilla Levac
9. Vicci Miller
10. Laura Hadar

Mountain Dew Rail Jam * Saturday, December 13
Men Purse Women Purse
1. Chris Bartimioli (Lake Tahoe, CA) $2,000 1. Laura Hadar (Salt Lake City, UT) $1,500
2. Wyatt Caldwell (Sun Valley, ID) $1,200 2. Jaqui Berg (Anacortes, WA) $600
3. Johnny Centi (Mammoth Lakes, CA) $800 3. Izumi Amaike (Yokohamshi, JPN) $400
4. Chris Coulter (Salt Lake City, UT) $300 4. Natasha Zurek (Vancouver (BC) $200

The Mountain Dew Pro Nationals consists of three events * Slope Style, Super Pipe and the Mountain Dew Rail Jam. In Slope Style, riders take untimed runs loaded with jumps, a quarter pipe and hand rails with the run judged on consistency and level of difficulty. In the Super Pipe event, riders utilize Breck’s massive Super Pipe walls to perform tricks judged on difficulty, execution and height. The Mountain Dew Rail Jam features riders each taking a stab at pulling off the toughest moves on a specially built competition rail in a less formal setting, but with big cash still on the line.The $300,000 Vans Triple Crown of Snowboarding continues with the Built Ford Tough Championships at Mammoth Mountain Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA, January 29 * February 1 and the Vans North American Championships, March 5-7 at Northstar at Tahoe. The Mountain Dew Pro Nationals will broadcast to a national television audience, airing on NBC Sports on January 17 at 3:30 pm EST.