Whistler Blackcomb played host to the third and final stop of DC’s global “Hit & Run” snowboard event last weekend.
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The unique event is designed to test a snowboarder’s all-around riding skills by combining slopestyle hits and banked slalom turns.
@iikkabackstrom staying low and focused in last weekend’s #dchitandrun event at @WhistlerBlackcomb. P: @walshmt / @snowboardermag. Click the link in our bio to check out the photo recap. #dcsnowboarding #dcshoes @dcshoes
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A spectator friendly event, the course included technical speed jumps, banked turns, a large freestyle jump, two rail sections and a hip into the halfpipe.
Congratulations to @mikeyciccarelli for taking the top spot at the final stop of @dc_snowboarding Hit and Run at @whistlerblackcomb this weekend! This young Canadian was not only fast as hell but also landed a cab nine to earn best trick. Stay tuned to #snowboarder (dot) com for the full recap dropping soon! 📷 @walshmt #DCHitandRun #dcsnowboarding #dcshoes #whistlerblackcomb #snowboarding #snowboarder
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Canadian Mikey Ciccarelli took home the win for the men and also won best trick with his stylish cab 900. Ryan Manning took second.
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Brooke Voigt won the women's event.
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Riders were ranked on their overall time and judged on the freestyle jump, one of the rail sections and the hip.