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03-14-2007, 03:48 PM
BURLINGTON, Vermont (March 13, 2007) – The Burton Global Open Series presented by Motorola announces live event webcasts on www.burton.com (http://www.burton.com) and a 90-minute US Open show on NBC. Web and network broadcasts will feature footage from the Slopestyle, Halfpipe and Big Air competitions at the 25<sup>th</sup> Annual US Open Snowboarding Championships taking place from March 12-18, 2007 at <st1><st1:city w:st="on">Stratton Mountain</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">Vermont</st1:state></st1>. <o></o>
US Open television broadcast on NBC<o></o>
Sunday, March 18: US Open Highlights Show 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST<o></o>
US Open free webcasts on www.burton.com (http://www.burton.com/)<o></o>
Friday, March 16: Slopestyle finals 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. EST<o></o>
Saturday, March 17: Halfpipe semifinals 9:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EST<o></o>
Sunday, March 18: Halfpipe and Big Air finals 11:00 p.m.-1:45 a.m. EST<o></o>

The only snowboard competition to take place for 25 consecutive years, the US Open promises to attract top snowboarders and over 30,000 spectators to watch the world’s best riders compete for more than $250,000 in prizes. The Burton Global Open Series male and female champions will also be announced on Saturday at the US Open where they will each receive $100,000 – the largest single title payout in snowboard history.

For more information on the US Open and the latest standing information for the Burton Global Open Series title championships, head to www.opensnowboarding.com (http://www.opensnowboarding.com/).
About the Burton Global Open Series, Presented by Motorola<o></o>
The Burton Global Open Series events are the pinnacle snowboarding events of the season. Founded by Jake Burton, the Opens have grown from grassroots events to global spectacles attracting tens of thousands of spectators and riders from around the world. Since the beginning, the Opens have been driven by riders, for riders evolving with snowboarding and riders’ needs over the years. With events held in Europe, Japan, the United States, New Zealand and Australia, the Opens set the standard for snowboarding events around the globe. For more information, visit www.opensnowboarding.com (http://www.opensnowboarding.com/) or www.motorola.com/burton (http://www.motorola.com/burton)<o>

</o> The Burton Global Open Series is part of the Ticket To Ride (TTR) World Snowboard Tour, the largest group of independent freestyle snowboard events in the world. TTR ranks riders based on their results at participating competitions and crowns a TTR World Champion at the US Open. For more information, visit www.ttrworldtour (http://www.ttrworldtour/).<o></o>

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