Joss Christensen qualifies first at Aspen/Snowmass Open Superpipe

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Peter Olenick amidst his qualifying run.

As the Aspen/Snowmass Open rolls on, the men's superpipe competitors had their day in the sun today. A feild of 51 competitors divided into two heats took to the skies, with the top three from each heat advancing, and the next four overall scores advancing as well. Like yesterday, it was Joss Christensen's first run of the day that grabbed the top spot. Finals are set for tomorrow afternoon, stay tuned for all the action from the Aspen/Snowmass Open.

Heat 1 Advancing:
1_ Joss Christensen – 89.8
2_ Alex Ferreira – 88.2
3_ James Machon – 86.6
 
Heat 2 Advancing:
1_ Gus Kenworthy – 88.6
2_ Simon D'Artois – 86.0
3_ Walter Wood – 85.8
 
Last chance qualifiers:
1_ Christian Allen – 84.8
2_ Geoff Straight – 84.4
3_ Aaron Blunck – 83.0
4_ Peter Olenick – 81.8