Twelve men advance to Grand Prix slopestyle finals at Copper Mountain

January 10th, 2013 by

Competitors from all reaches of the globe dropped into the slopestyle course at Copper Mountain today, gunning for a spot in Saturday’s Grand Prix slopestyle final. A sanctioned FIS World Cup and platinum level AFP event, the Grand Prix is among the biggest competitions of the year.

The competitors were separated into four men’s heats. The top two from each heat, in addition to the four men who banked the next highest scores regardless of their heat, earned a spot in the final. Here’s a breakdown of who you’ll see competing on Saturday:

MEN ADVANCING TO SLOPESTYLE FINAL

Heat 1:

James Woods
Lauri Kivari

Heat 2:

PK Hunder
Alex Schlopy

Heat 3:

Russ Henshaw
Johan Berg

Heat 4:

Alex Bellemare
McRae Williams

Four from overall ranking:

Bobby Brown
Sammy Carlson
Nick Goepper
Alex Beaulieu-Marchand

For a full listing of scores and results, follow this link:

Women’s slopestyle qualifier will be held Saturday morning before finals. Freeskier will be on site covering the superpipe and slopestyle finals on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

Fantasy Freeride League trading will remain open through Thursday night, giving Fantasy players a chance to see the final start heats for both pipe and slope prior to finalizing their teams. Click here to draft your team now. Click here to see yesterday’s superpipe qualifier results.

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