An epic weekend of snowboarding is officially a wrap! Monster Energy athletes dominated the final day of competitions at the 2021 Land Rover U.S. Grand Prix in Aspen, Colorado. In the Women’s Snowboard Halfpipe final on Sunday, 20-year-old snowboard phenom Chloe Kim from Long Beach, California, secured her victory with a flawless first run.
In the Men’s Snowboard Halfpipe final, 19-year-old Yuto Totsuka from Yokohama, Japan, clinched the victory with a five-point lead on the next competitor. The victory marks Totsuka’s third consecutive first-place finish in the high-profile snowboard event.
The 2021 Land Rover U.S. Grand Prix once again saw the world’s best winter sports athletes competing for FIS World Cup points in snowboard and freeski slopestyle and halfpipe competitions. Over the course of two days, the event celebrated its 25th anniversary and served as the first Olympic tryout event for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
With a new home in Aspen Snowmass, the 2021 Land Rover U.S. Grand Prix was contested amid stringent Covid-19 safety measures and closed to the public. Without spectators on Buttermilk Mountain, live coverage of the weekend’s competitions was broadcast on international TV networks and streamed on the Peacock Premium platform.