Barrymore's breakout year
Wing Tai Barrymore on his breakout season cut short by two knee injuries
Wing Tai Barrymore started this winter as a relative unknown. That all changed when he won the U.S. Halfpipe Grand Prix last December at Copper Mountain, Colo., followed by a second-place finish at the Killington Winter Dew Tour stop. The 19-year-old was in the midst of a monster season when an errant landing in his first qualifying run at Winter X Aspen left him with not one but two torn ACLs. Born and raised in Sun Valley, Idaho, Barrymore recently earned a spot on the U.S. Halfpipe Ski Team. ...
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