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March 2011

  • For Japan: Kazu Kokubu Triumphs at US Open Snowboard Pipe, McMorris Grabs Slopestyle Second

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    There’s no doubt that the recent earthquake and tsunami devastation in Japan was weighing down on his mind. But Oakley Star Snowboarder Kazu Kokubo charged forward and represented his native country in grand fashion at the US Open Snowboarding Championships in Vermont last week, emerging victorious in the Pipe final with a frontside alley-oop nosebone, front 900, Michaelchuck, frontside double cork 1080, to a Cab 1080 melon. Absolutely sick. But he wasn’t the only Oakley rider on the podiums.