Photograph By Terry Ratzlaff
"This event pushed the creativity of snowboarding," head judge Tom Zikas said. "With the first-ever double superpipe we saw 360 transfers and backside lipslides on 10-foot extensions. The overall use and flow of the double pipe was amazing, especially to see the overall tricks and combinations the riders put together."
Here Zack Black demonstrates the height of creativity by pulling off what appears to be the kicker-trick Sage Kotsenburg invented, the Holy Crail.