Watch the top three men’s slopestyle runs from the U.S. Grand Prix event at Mammoth Mountain

Watch the top three men’s slopestyle runs from the U.S. Grand Prix event at Mammoth Mountain

The 2016 U.S. Grand Prix kicked off at Mammoth Mountain this past weekend. Due to inclement weather (significant snowfall), the competition schedule was disrupted, but the intense level of riding never changed. Yesterday’s slopestyle finals featured multiple triple corks, stylish double corks and incredibly technical rail tricks under the California sun.

Below, we’ve provided the top three men’s slopestyle runs from the competition for your viewing pleasure. Congratulations to all of the athletes competing. Thanks for putting on yet another bangin’ show.

Øystein Bråten – Third Place

Øystein’s run included a front swap to 450 out of the first rail, a switch 270 on to continuing 270 out of the second rail, a cork 630 safety out of the up rail, a switch right double cork 1080 Japan on the first jump, a switch double cork 1260 mute on the second jump and a double cork 1080 safety on the final jump.

McRae Williams – Second Place

Williams’ second place run boasted a switch 270 on to 270 out of the first rail, a nose butter 270 on to switch out of the second rail, a rodeo 450 out of the third rail, a rodeo 900 tail on the first jump, a switch right double cork 1080 Japan out of the second jump and a switch triple cork 1440 safety on the final jump.

Joss Christensen – First Place

Christensen’s first place run included a switch right lip-slide 270 on to continuing 270 out of the first rail, a 450 out of the second rail, a switch 270 on pretzel 450 out of the third rail, a double cork 1260 mute on the first jump, a switch right double cork 1080 high safety on the second jump, a switch left double 1080 Japan on the final booter.

After the event, we caught up with Joss “The Boss,” to get the scoop on his first place performance.

Watch: Joss Christensen discusses his victory

Men’s Slopestyle Results

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Related: Christensen and Tsubota claim slopestyle victory at the Mammoth Grand Prix

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