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Jake Burton of Burton Snowboards, created the US Open and is one of the longest running snowboarding contests. It was held in Vermont for the past 30 years. This season it has been relocated to Colorado.

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Gunny and the team have been granted the prestigious U.S. Open course — snowboarding's longest-running major contest. Set in Vermont for the past 30 years, this season it's in Vail, Colo., for the first time. Gunny will enlist Elliot and Aaron to build a unique slopestyle course and retouch the signature halfpipe. The course will contain 13 different steel features, and one mess up in the jib factory could throw the entire schedule on the mountain into a tailspin.

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