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2017 Dew Tour

Highlights from the action Friday in Breckenridge, Colo. Photos by Christian Murdock

Maddie Bowman skis to a third-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Maddie Bowman skis to a third-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Devin Logan of West Dover, Vt., skis to a fourth-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe competition Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Devin Logan of West Dover, Vt., skis to a fourth-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe competition Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Marie Martinod of France skis to a second-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Marie Martinod of France skis to a second-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jake Pates of Vail, Colo., sails above the crowd as he rides to a first-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jake Pates of Vail, Colo., sails above the crowd as he rides to a first-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ben Ferguson of Bend, Ore., lands in the superpipe afte a trick during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday.  Ferguson was third. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ben Ferguson of Bend, Ore., lands in the superpipe afte a trick during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. Ferguson was third. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Danny Davis reacts to his 83.33 score in the men snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Davis finished sixth. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Danny Davis reacts to his 83.33 score in the men snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Davis finished sixth. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Scotty James soars over the crowd as he rides to a second-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Scotty James soars over the crowd as he rides to a second-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sabrina Cakmakli of Germany skis to a fifth-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe competition Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sabrina Cakmakli of Germany skis to a fifth-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe competition Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Marie Martinod of France skis to a second-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Marie Martinod of France skis to a second-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Devin Logan of West Dover, Vt., skis to a fourth-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Devin Logan of West Dover, Vt., skis to a fourth-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cassie Sharpe of Canada wins the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cassie Sharpe of Canada wins the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Marie Martinod of France skis to a second-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Marie Martinod of France skis to a second-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Brita Sigourney of Carmel, Calif., skis to a sixth-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Brita Sigourney of Carmel, Calif., skis to a sixth-place finish in the women’s ski superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ryan Wachendorfer of Vail competes in the first run of the men’s snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. Wachendorfer crashed later in the run and was taken off the course by the ski patrol.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ryan Wachendorfer of Vail competes in the first run of the men’s snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. Wachendorfer crashed later in the run and was taken off the course by the ski patrol. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jan Scherrer soars over the pipe while competing in the men’s snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jan Scherrer soars over the pipe while competing in the men’s snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ryan Wachendorfer of Vail lies on the ground after crashing during his first run of the men snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Wachendorfer was transported by the ski patrol. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ryan Wachendorfer of Vail lies on the ground after crashing during his first run of the men snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Wachendorfer was transported by the ski patrol. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Danny Davis soars over the pipe walls on his way to a sixth-place finish Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Danny Davis soars over the pipe walls on his way to a sixth-place finish Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jan Scherrer soars over the crowd while competing in the men’s snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jan Scherrer soars over the crowd while competing in the men’s snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Chase Josey of Sun Valley, Idaho, competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Chase Josey of Sun Valley, Idaho, competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ryan Wachendorfer of Vail lies on the ground after crashing during his first run of the men snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Wachendorfer was transported by the ski patrol. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ryan Wachendorfer of Vail lies on the ground after crashing during his first run of the men snowboarding superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Wachendorfer was transported by the ski patrol. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Markus Malin of Finland competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Markus Malin of Finland competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ayuma Hirano of Japan competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ayuma Hirano of Japan competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Danny Davis soars over the crowd on his way to a sixth-place finish Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Danny Davis soars over the crowd on his way to a sixth-place finish Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Gabe Ferguson rides to a eighth-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Gabe Ferguson rides to a eighth-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Gabe Ferguson rides to a eighth-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Gabe Ferguson rides to a eighth-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jake Pates of Vail rides to a first-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jake Pates of Vail rides to a first-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Greg Bretz of Mammoth Lakes, Calif.,  competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Greg Bretz of Mammoth Lakes, Calif., competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Danny Davis of Highland, Mich., competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Danny Davis of Highland, Mich., competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ben Ferguson rides to a third-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ben Ferguson rides to a third-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ben Ferguson rides to a third-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ben Ferguson rides to a third-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Chase Josey of Sun Valley, Idaho, waits for his score in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. Josey scored an 82.66 for seventh place.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Chase Josey of Sun Valley, Idaho, waits for his score in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. Josey scored an 82.66 for seventh place. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Chase Josey of Sun Valley, Idaho, competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Josey finished seventh wih a socre of 82.66. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Chase Josey of Sun Valley, Idaho, competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Josey finished seventh wih a socre of 82.66. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Iouri Podladtchikov rides the pipe during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Podladtchikov finished fifth with a score of 87.33. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Iouri Podladtchikov rides the pipe during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Podladtchikov finished fifth with a score of 87.33. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ayumu Hirano of Japan competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Hirano scored a 91.00 for fourth place.  The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ayumu Hirano of Japan competes in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Hirano scored a 91.00 for fourth place. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Scotty James rides to second-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals with a score of 96.00 Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Scotty James rides to second-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals with a score of 96.00 Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Iouri Podladtchikov rides to a fifth-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Podladtchikov score a 87.33. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Iouri Podladtchikov rides to a fifth-place finish in the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Podladtchikov score a 87.33. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Snowboarders practice on the slopestyle course Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Snowboarders practice on the slopestyle course Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Scotty James waits for his score during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. James scored a 96 for second place. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Scotty James waits for his score during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. James scored a 96 for second place. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Snowboarders practice on the superpipe before the snowboard finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Snowboarders practice on the superpipe before the snowboard finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Gabe Ferguson waits for his score during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Ferguson finished eighth with a score of 77.66. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Gabe Ferguson waits for his score during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Ferguson finished eighth with a score of 77.66. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Iouri Podladtchikov wait for his score during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Podladtchikov finished fifth with a score of 87.33. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Iouri Podladtchikov wait for his score during the men’s snowboard superpipe finals Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. Podladtchikov finished fifth with a score of 87.33. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Scotty James rides to a second place in the men’s snowboard superpipe Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Scotty James rides to a second place in the men’s snowboard superpipe Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. The competition runs through Sunday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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