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2009 TTR Champ Named

Updated: March 23, 2009, 11:23 AM ET
By Tracy Anderson

Peetu Piiroinen may be a soft-spoken Scandinavian, but his riding more than compensates. With Shaun White out of the picture and a second-place finish at the US Open halfpipe, the 21-year-old was able to lock in the 2009 TTR overall title.

The TTR title awards $50,000, and then came the additional $10,000 for his second place in pipe. "I think I'll spend all my money tonight!" But quickly got serious, and said he will be saving the money.

Piiroinen will compete in the Open slopestyle ...

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