Lib Ripper, Tyler Nicholson takes home 3rd place for men’s snowboarding slopestyle at Dew Tour! Up against a slew of shred talent, Tyler was able to pull this one out and take a podium spot while riding his 2015 Lib Tech Darkside. Watch the below video of his run and you can see him charging through a powder cloud before doing a HUGE frontside 1080 on the last booter in the course.
Breakdown of Tyler’s run…..
Rail 1: Backside boardslide to frontside boardslide to fakie
Rail 2: Switch backside boardslide 270 out
Jump 1: Cab 900
Jump 2: Backside 1080 Double Cork
Rail 3: 270 on, frontside boardslide, 270 off
Jump 3: fronstide 720
Jump 4 (Final Hit): frontside 1080
“It truly hasn’t even sunk in yet, it feels like a dream,” said Nicholson. “Now that I’ve landed myself on the Dew Tour podium I’m hoping for an X-Games invite. My parents are in shock, they’re so stoked. They were in tears when I called them.”
Dew Tour 2014 Men’s Slopestyle Results (Top 3)
1. Chas Guldemond 92.00
2. Sebastian Toutant 87.75
3. Tyler Nicholson 80.00
Photos: George Crosland/Dew Tour