"I’ve been anxious all week."
Despite feeling some nerves Bonfire Outerwear's Ryan Wachendorfer had a great weekend in Mammoth Mountain at the US Grand Prix halfpipe competition. After a windy start to the day, things settled down enough for the event, and all of the competitors made sure to take advantage of the opportunity.
Bonfire regional team rider Ryan Wachendorfer had his mind made up about a run, and after scoring 88 on his first drop, he came back with a second run that got the judges to award him a total of 90.75 points- linking together a frontside 900 tailgrab, double Michalchuk, frontside double 1080, Cab 720, frontside 720 and ending with a Cab double 1080.
That second run put him on the podium, finishing just behind Shaun White and in front of Louie Vito.
Ryan in his current Bonfire Jacket of choice, the Linton Jacket.
If you haven't already, be sure to follow Ryan on Instagram at @ryanwach and read the full recap of the event and finals at Transworld Snowboarding.