Since its inception at Vermont’s Suicide Six in 1982, the Burton US Open has grown into of the premiere events in the competitive snowboard landscape. The now iconic event moved to a new home at Vail in 2013, where it has run every year since. Tuesday, Burton announced the cancellation of what would have been the 38th US Open in 2021 due to uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic.
Message on the U.S. Open homepage:
Due to uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Burton US Open. The truth is, we just can’t be sure it will be safe from a public health standpoint for us to host the event in 2021.
The Open is so much more than a snowboarding event—it’s a family reunion. We know these reunions will continue…