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The 2019-20 FIS Snowboard World Cup season opened up in spectacular fashion for the U.S. Snowboard Team at the Winter Games NZ big air in Cardrona, New Zealand as Chris Corning (Silverthorne, Colo.) defended his title by once again landing a backside quad cork 1800 melon grab on his second run.
Lyon Farrell (Haiku, Hawaii) led four U.S. Snowboard Team riders in the qualifying round at the opening FIS Snowboard World Cup big air of the season at Cardrona Alpine Resort in New Zealand Friday.
Farrell qualified third, followed by Luke Winkelmann (Blowing Rock, N.C.) in sixth, Red Gerard (Silverthorne, Colo.) seventh, and 2018-19 FIS Snowboard overall champion Chris Corning (Silverthorne, Colo.) in ninth.
For most people, spending 23 hours on an airplane certainly doesn’t sound like an enjoyable experience. But it's just part of the job if you’re a winter athlete looking to escape the summer heat and humidity of Vermont and Massachusetts.
U.S. Snowboard Team athletes will compete in the first FIS World Cup big air event of the season this week in Cardrona, New Zealand Aug 23-24.
U.S. Pro Team riders Chris Corning (Silverthorne, Colo.), Luke Winkelmann (Blowing Rock, N.C.), Lyon Farrell (Haiku, Hawaii), Red Gerard (Silverthorne, Colo.), and American Storm Rowe (Jamaica, Vt.) are all scheduled to compete.