Jed Sky and Molly Wilson take VGE / US Open Quali Invites

VIDEO GAMES ANNOUNCES WILDCARD SELECTIONS FOR THE U.S OPEN QUALIFIERS  

 

January 23, 2014, Newburyport, MA – Video Games is off to a great start this season, with one event under our belt and another five on the calendar, including this weekend at Gunstock Resort in New Hampshire.  In addition to the on-hill events, we are pleased to announce the winners of our online U.S. Open Qualifier contest.  Contestants submitted edits for a chance to win a spot to compete at the Open Qualifiers in Seven Springs, PA from January 31- February 2.

 

With three invites for the Qualifiers at stake, competition was fierce and hungry,  but it came down to these finalists that caught our judges attention and met our submission deadline.  Judging was based on technique, difficulty, style and execution of tricks.

The winners for this year’s VGE/U.S. Open Qualifiers are:

 

Men’s Slopestyle: Jed Sky

Women’s Slopestyle: Molly Wilson 

Women’s Pipe: Stephanie Magiros

 

Pro shred and GoPro team rider Tim Humphreys had this to say about men’s winner Jed Sky,  ”Trick for trick, Jed’s edit kills the competition!  Super technical switch and regular moves on the jibs and the jumps.  900′s and 1080′s in all directions, front 270′s back to regular, solid grabs, and every move looks very intentional.  Well rounded snowboarding for sure!”

 

If you didn’t score an invite to the Qualifier,  there’s still plenty of VGE  going down this season and tons of chances to win.  Check the schedule below or visit us at www.videogamesevents.com.

January 25th – Gunstock, NH  www.gunstock.com
February 8th – Nashoba Valley, MA www.skinashoba.com
February 15th Sunday River, ME www.sundayriver.com
February 22nd – Waterville Valley NH www.waterville.com
March 15th – Sugarbush, VT www.sugarbush.com

 

Thanks to all the participating resorts and our dedicated sponsors – GoPro, Smith Optics, USASA, and the Burton U.S. Open.  For questions or media inquiries, please contact Kristin Cusic at kristincusic@gmail.com or Andrew Mutty at mutty@reeltheory.com

 

VIDEO GAMES 2013 (Formally known as “SOFA-KING New England”) is an interactive snowboarding event that allows the participants to enjoy the freedom of riding with the creativity of filming and editing.

 

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