Kelly Clark and Jamie Anderson Win at Burton New Zealand Open

Jamie Anderson and Kelly Clark continued their winning ways from last season at the Burton New Zealand Open with with wins in slopestyle and halfpipe, respectively.This was Kelly Clark’s tenth win in a row.

“It was a really great day,” said Kelly. “The level of riding from the women was amazing.  I am happy to be a part of the progression of the sport and happy to come out on top.”


Kelly Clairk’s winning run was Frontside 720, Cab 720, Backside 540 and Frontside Cork 900. She was followed by fellow American Hannah Teter and Spain’s Queralt Castellet, who burst onto the halfpipe scene during the 2010 Olympics.


Jamie Anderson continued her domination in NZ winning her 4th Burton New Zealand Open Slopestyle title in a row. Her winning run was Switch Backside 180 Tailtap; Front Blunt to fakie; Halfcab 5-0 to Backside 180; Switch Backside 540 Indy; Frontside 360 Lein; to a Backside 540 Mute. Kjersti Ostgaard Buass was right behind Anderson with a Frontside 360 Nosetap, 50-50 on the double kink, 50-50 to Backside 180, Cab 540, Frontside 720 to a Frontside 360 Stalefish.


The Creative Use of Space (CUOS) Contest was sponsored by MINI and rewarded the most creative tricks done one the slopestyle and halfpipe courses. Jamie Anderson won for slopestyle with half-Cab 5-0 to Backside 180. Kjersti Ostgaard Buaas won in the halfpipe with a First Hit Air to Fakie.

Name                                 Nationality           Sponsor               Points

1 Mark McMorris                CAN                  BURTON             90.90

2 Sebastien Toutant          CAN                  O’NEILL              90.55

3 Stale Sandbech              NOR                 OAKLEY              89.78


Women’s Slopestyle Finals Results

Name                                  Nationality        Sponsor                  Points

1 Jamie Anderson              USA                 BILLABONG         88.83

2 Kjersti Ostgaard Buaas  NOR                ROXY                     84.38

3 Jordie Karlinskie              USA                BURTON               61.35


Men’s Halfpipe Finals Results

Name                                  Nationality          Sponsor                Points

1 Ryo Aono                          JPN                                                 92.28

2 Louie Vito                          USA                  686                       89.30

3 Iouri Podladtchikov          SUI                   Quicksilver           88.68


Women’s Halfpipe Finals Results

Name                                Nationality         Sponsor                  Points

1 Kelly Clark                      USA                  BURTON              88.10

2 Hannah Teter                 USA                  BURTON              84.48

3 Queralt Castellet             ESP                  OAK                       83.40

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