Snowboarder Rocco Van Straten, Armada Ski Team Win Denver Big Air (PHOTOS)
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The first ever Big Air Denver competition is in the books, with Holland's Rocco Van Straten winning the snowboarding competition with a backside double cork 1080 on Tuesday night. On Monday, the team of skiers representing Armada won the 'Battle of the Brands' with tricks like a double cork 1260 blunt, a Milbocker's Kangaroo flip Japan air, and a Moxham's double cork 1080.
The event, which also featured a performance by Denver's OneRepublic, attracted an estimated 14,000 people to Civic Center Park Wednesday night. The event is set to air on NBC this weekend.