Breckenridge, Colorado – Torstein Horgmo was victorious in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Winter Dew Tour, starting off the season at the top of the leader-board. Defending Dew Cup champion, Jamie Anderson carried her winning streak from last season over to the 2010-11 Winter Dew Tour season by taking the top spot on the podium in the women’s final.
Horgmo secured a winning score of 96.50 during his first run, which included a frontside noseblunt slide to fakie, a switch frontside double cork 10 and a switch backside 9. Mark Mcmorris, age 17, came in second with a 93.75 and Chas Guldemond placed third with an 88.50.
“I’m glad I landed on my feet today and hit all of the jumps,” said Horgmo. “The course was pretty cool, and I’m stoked to start off the season with a win.”
In the women’s snowboard slopestyle final, Anderson earned a first place score of 93.00 with a run that included a back 180, switch back 180, fifty-fifty, back 3 and a corked front 3. This marks Anderson fifth first place finish at the Winter Dew Tour making her the winningest athlete in Winter Dew Tour history. Charlotte Van Gils came in second with an 84.50 and Cheryl Maas followed behind in third with a flat 70.00.
“I feel great winning the first stop of the Tour,” said Anderson. “Overall the event and the course were awesome, and I hope to carry this momentum into the next stop.”