Tom Wallisch Claims Top Spot in Dew Tour Slope Qualifyer

Feb 20, 2009

It was another epic sunny day at Northstar-at-Tahoe, CA, today as 30 skiers fought for the remaining 10 spots for the slopestyle finals (Saturday, 11:30 a.m. PST).

The field was utterly stacked today as all the best slopestyle skiers in the world were in attendance. The course—made by Snow Park Tech—consisted of two down rails side-by-each, a flat box and a canon rail side-by-each, into a jump, then a couple down-flat down features side-by-each, into two jumps.

The top ten today—the guys who will advance—is a pretty strong Who’s Who of slopestyle skiing, with just a couple of the big names missing. Tom Wallisch took the top spot with major rail trickery (including a misty 6 off the canon rail) and solid … READ MORE ON