2015 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Mammoth Invited Riders
Taylor Gold competes in the men's halfpipe finals in the 2014 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix. (Getty Images-Harry How)
PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 26, 2015)—Following up the X Games and World Championships, the 2015 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix returns to Mammoth Mountain, CA February 4-7 with a top-notch roster of the world’s best riders. Olympic medalists Iouri Podladtchikov, Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA), Mark McMorris, Stale Sandbech, Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) and Torah Bright are amongst the 42 men and 32 women invited to compete in each discipline at Mammoth. Riders are invited to compete based off of the World Snowboarding Points List, along with wildcard spots awarded by the Global Snowboarders Alliance and the event. One remaining wildcard spot in each discipline will be selected at the Revolution Tour at Seven Springs Resort Jan. 26-28 to the highest ranking riders not already qualified.
Mammoth Mountain will serve as the second stop of the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix tour and will be a World Snowboard Tour Pro Series event bringing an elite international field of riders to Mammoth Mountain’s Unbound park and pipe.
Click for a complete list of invited riders for the Sprint Snowboard Slopestyle and the Paul Mitchell Snowboard Halfpipe.
U.S. INVITED RIDERS Women’s Halfpipe Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO)
Women’s Slopestyle Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA)
Men’s Halfpipe Taylor Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, CA) Louie Vito (Sandy, UT) Danny Davis (Truckee, CA) Ben Ferguson (Bend, OR)
Men’s Slopestyle Eric Willett (Breckenridge, CO) Chas Guldemond (Reno, NV)