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NZ Open: Halfpipe Results

Updated: August 16, 2009, 2:43 PM ET
By Tracy Anderson

If the first major TTR halfpipe event of the 2009/10 season is any indication of what's to come in an Olympic year, the New Zealand Open has made this much clear: the bar is high, riders are not holding back, and a double cork 1080 is the trick to have in the bag this season.

Shaun White battled out Luke Mitrani for the first place spot, with White ending his winning run with back-to-back double cork spins: frontside Lien air, backside 900 Melon, frontside 1080 Stalefish, switch ...

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