Hammer Takes Mtn. High Triple Air

Did he pay the judges? No…Hedidn’t need to. Matt Hammer unquestionably claimed first in MountainHigh’s recent Chevy Trucks $10,000 Pro/Am Triple Air taking home aSparklet’s water bottle filled with cash! The winning run consisted ofa Backside Corked 540, a Switch Front Side Corked and a Front Side 540,all clean. Sharing the podium with him were Tim Alexander (2nd) andDanny Williams (3rd) who had incredible runs as well and received acombination of cash and prizes. When questioned about his win, Hammerreplied, “It’s all part of the Lord’s plan.”

“The Triple Air is a signature event at Mountain High and one we lookforward to every year,” states John McColly, Marketing Director. Thisseason marks the 4th year Mountain High has hosted the event and thecompetition never ceases to improve. In the Triple Air, riders areforced to bring their entire bag of tricks because, unlike a traditionalBig Air Jump, they must tackle all three to make it to the winner’scircle. This season, each jump was 50 to 60 feet long and competitorswere judged on an overall combination of amplitude, style and landing.

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