Troy wins men’s halfpipe at Sugarloaf
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine – Tyler Troy and Benjamin Farrow finished first and second, respectively, in today’s Revolution Tour halfpipe competition at Sugarloaf, while Jessi Huege and Shelby Simpson took the top two spots in the women’s competition.
Korean Jin-Wook Jung finished third for the men, and Allyson Carroll took home the third and final podium spot for the women.
Troy’s second run score of 37.10 was good enough to secure him the top spot for the men, while Huege jumped to the top of the podium with a second run score of 35.90. Riders were judged on two runs, keeping the best score out of the two.
The halfpipe competition was the first of three separate disciplines athletes will compete in at Sugarloaf during the final stop on this season’s US Snowboarding Revolution Tour. Remaining events include slopestyle tomorrow, and snowboardcross on Wednesday.
The Revolution Tour is the top junior event tour in the country, featuring competitions in halfpipe, slopestyle, and snowboardcross. The event brings together athletes from across the country to identify the top juniors. Halfpipe and slopestyle athletes 13 and older (snowboardcross 15 and older) compete together in an open-class event. The Revolution Tour is also used to qualify athletes for World Juniors, U.S. Open, U.S. World Cup, US Grand Priz, USASA Nationals and Project Gold camps.
For complete results from today’s competition, please visit http://www.live-timing.com/races.php.
For information on Sugarloaf and the Revolution Tour, please visit www.sugarloaf.com or call 1-800-THE-LOAF.
About the Sugarloaf Resort – Located in Carrabassett Valley, ME, Sugarloaf is recognized as one of the top winter and golf resorts in the world and is home to the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing and riding in the East and one of Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses. Sugarloaf is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.