Mammoth’s Greg Bretz into semifinal round in halfpipe at Olympics

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 17, 2010 4:57 pm

It may be his first Olympics, but Greg Bretz is showing he’s there to compete, as he is through to the semifinal round in the halfpipe competition at Cypress Mountain.  Bretz had the fourth highest score in his heat, a 41.3, which was 2 points above his closest competitor.  Bretz will be back on his snowboard at 5:15 p.m. pt with the hope of qualifying for the finals, where his teammates Shaun White and Louie Vito already are.  In addition to Bretz, Scotty Lago also qualified for the semifinals with a score of 39.0