Night Riders Slopestyle Wraps up the Winter Series

March 1st, 2010 by

The Night Riders Series at Whitefish Mountain Resort wrapped up on Friday night with a Slopestyle event that featured 40 competitors. Snowboarders and Skiers alike took to to the Fishbowl Slopestyle course hitting over 16 features including 20-40′ foot kickers, 30 foot uprail a pole jam and a quarter pipe.

Danner Pickering took home the series and Slopestyle championship, while Jordan Johansen took the top ranks for the Snowboard Pro class. It was also a big night for the Whitefish Mountain Resort Freestyle team with nine podium finishes.

The Night Riders Series included a Rail Jam, Best Trick Competition and Slopestyle, and is designed to give younger competitors event experience in freestyle disciplines. The Friday night series has also been a complement to the Wednesday Night Alpine Race League and Thursday Night Telemark Race League.

Up next is the 11th Annual Nate Chute Memorial Snowboard Competition with a $3500 cash purse. Visit www.skiwhitefish.com for more info.

Top Three Finishes by Category:

Womens Skier
Marly Rodwick, 1st
Meredeth Reed, 2nd
Tatum Lannaghan, 3rd

Boys Skier
Wyatt Coe, 1st
Parkin Costain, 2nd
Tucker Voisen, 3rd

Mens Ski
Mathew Hensley, 1st
Ryan Burrows, 2nd
Aaron McNeswy, 3rd.

Mens Pro Division
Danner Pickering, 1st
Ian Hamilton, 2nd
Billy Marcial, 3rd

The Night Riders Series is sponsored by: Coke, Stumptown Snowboards, Rossignol, Red Caboose Diner, Smith, Montana Coffee Traders, Giro, Da Kine, Rejuvenate Massage and Bodyworks, Sportsman Skihaus, Freeskier and Snowboard Magazine, Red Bull, 2nd Street Pizza, Wrap and Roll, The Whiteroom, Snow Ghost Outfitters, Midway Rentals

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