Alex Schlopy. Photo: Rocky Maloney

Alex Schlopy. Photo: Rocky Maloney

Bobby Brown. Photo: Rocky Maloney

Bobby Brown. Photo: Rocky Maloney

By Rocky Maloney
Newschoolers

The final day of the Winter Dew Tour Toyota Championships and the entire 2010/2011 Winter Dew Tour went down today in Snowbasin, Utah, and it couldn’t have been better, with more beautiful blue skies and sunshine. Kicking off the proceedings was women’s ski slopestyle finals, where after an hour of training the top six ladies from Friday’s prelims were set to drop in.

After winning the first stop of the Winter Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colorado, Ashley Battersby was anxious to take to the course for her chance at another win. She unfortunately took a tumble on her first run while going for a switch 720 on the last jump after being pushed a bit too far down the landing by the wind, causing her to over rotate. She then came back on her second though, with a 270 out of the a-frame rail and a 270 out of the flat bar, followed by a nice 540 over the first jump and checked enough speed to land the switch 720, allowing her to take sixth place.

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