USSA Grand Prix: Louie Vito leads, Shaun White in 2nd, Bretz rounds up top three

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 11, 2009 12:55 pm

The USSA Grand Prix continues on with the Men’s Snowboard Pipe qualifiers today. The superpipe at Copper is absolutely going off right

now as Dancing with the Stars’ alum Louie Vito is currently sitting in first place thanks to his double cork 1260.

Shaun White sits behind him in 2nd place right now, and Mammoth Mountain’s Greg Bretz rounds out the top three.

The top three scores from each heat automatically enter those riders into this weekend’s final round. With one run to go in the third heat, these riders are looking pretty in their spots.

Riders already qualified for finals include:

Heat 1 Qualifiers

1. Danny Davis
2. Steve Fisher
3. Tore Halvik

Heat 2 Qualifiers

1. Ryo Aono
2. Elijah Teter
3. Nathan Johnstone


We’ll have more updates as the event unfolds…