Last event for the British World Cup Halfpipe Team
Tue 18 March 08
Dan gets his best result of the season, coming 10th place in the FIS halfpipe competition in Valmalenco, Italy.
Dan Wakeham ended his World Cup competition season on a real high over the weekend when he qualified into the top 12 men final in an impressive 9th place. Wakeham continued to push the limits in the final and stomped a perfect McTwist and massive air-to-fakie during his run to take 10th place overall. This is Wakehams best result in the World Cup circuit this year and places him 28th in the World standing. Ben Kilner was also on top form and threw down a technical run with signature Kilner style to finish in a respectable 20th place. Coverage from the Valmalenco World Cup event including interviews with Dan and Ben will be aired on Channel 4 at 8am on Sunday 30th March, so make sure you check it out!
Dan and Ben along with the rest of the British Snowboard Teams will be heading out to compete at the BRITS 08, Laax Switzerland from the 29th March – 5th April and following on from the teams great European and Worldwide results and achievements this season standards are set to soar. For regular team news updates subscribe for FREE to the “Across the Board” newsletter at www.snowsportgb.com
Tue 18 March 08
Laura Berry and Sam Turnbull are leading the Junior girls/boys section of the Burton AM series with only 5 events remaining
Sat 22 March 08, Stratton, USA
Shaun White wins his 3rd US Open slopestyle title and Englands Jenny Jones comes 3rd to keep her in contention for the TTR crown
Sun 23 March 08, Stratton, USA
Kevin Pearce (USA) has become the new 07/08 Swatch TTR Tour Champion. Shaun White (USA) once again destroyed the competition, claiming both the Slopestyle and Halfpipe US Open Titles and moving into TTR World No. 4
Sun 23 March 08, Leysin, Switzerland
Dom Harington missed his brothers wedding to compete in Leysin, and has won the Europa Cup half pipe series
Wed 26 March 08, Mammoth Mountain, USA
This is it, 6*TTR event and a winner of the ladies TTR series 2008 will be crowned at Mammoth by the 30th March