Overall snowboard slopestyle champions Brandon Davis (left) and Karly Shorr (right) stand on the podium at the final stop of the U.S. Revolution Tour at Mount Snow, VT. (Nick Alexakos/USSA).
MOUNT SNOW, VT (Mar. 13)—Boyne Mountain's own Karly Shorr (Milford, MI) kicked off the final stop of the 2012-2012 U.S. Revolution Tour with her second win in as many trips to Mount Snow, VT. The 17 year-old took the women's slopestyle title as well as the overall season's top step before rain began falling lightly on Carinthia Parks. Brandon Davis (Mammoth Lakes, CA) won the men's season title with his second-place performance at Mount Snow to conclude his breakout first year on the U.S. Revolution Tour.
Shorr's run went: Front 1 onto the box, switch 50-50 to switch back 1 out; Front lipslide to pretzel 270 out; Switch backside 180; Backside 3 Japan; Front 3
Davis's run went: Front blunt 450 on the box; Cab 270 on, 270 out; Front 5; Cab 9; Back 7
This is the fourth and final stop of the U.S. Revolution Tour after contests at Copper Mountain, CO (Dec. 18-22), Northstar-at-Tahoe, CA (Jan. 8-13), and Ostego, MI (Jan. 29-Feb. 3).
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's Revolution Tour is geared towards helping young atheltes grow their competitive ski and snowboard skills and assist with traveling the road to being a professional athlete. The Revolution Tour features over $31,000 in prizes.
The U.S. Revolution Tour's halfpipe and slopestyle events are sanctioned as 4-Star TTR Events/AFP Bronze.
U.S. Grand Prix invites go to top finishers.
U.S. Open invitations go to the overall snowboarding tour winners.
"I'm really excited. The only other time I've ever been here was my first Rev Tour. It's cool to come back and win."
"It's my first year doing Rev Tour, so it went really well. My first stop was at Northstar."