Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarder 7th at X Games Tignes


— Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club member Benji Farrow was seventh Thursday in the men’s super-pipe final at X Games Tignes in France.

Farrow, who qualified Wednesday in eighth for finals, crashed on his first two runs Thursday before putting down a 30 on his third run.

Louie Vito won the event with a third-run 92.66. Arthur Longo was second with a 92, and Taku Hiraoka was third with an 86.

Farrow had four hits on his third run. He did a cab double cork 1080 indy, frontside 1080 tail, cab 1080 melon and crashed on his frontside 1260.

On Wednesday, Steamboat’s Arielle Gold was third in the super-pipe, and Maddy Schaffrick was sixth.

To reach Luke Graham, call 970-871-4229 or email


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