Luke Mitrani was born and raised in Vermont and part of a highly snowboard-centric family. With his technical runs and impressive amplitude, Mitrani is looking to stay on top for years to come. (Getty Images/Doug Pensinger)
Arielle Gold led a USA sweep at the Burton European Open ahead of Kelly Clark and Ellery Hollingsworth.
Luke Mitrani and Arielle Gold were crowned series halfpipe champions in the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix.
Shaun White led a USA sweep at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Park City Mountain Resort.
Day one of the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix snowboard qualifiers went off without a hitch at Park City Mountain Resort today and included an appearance by two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White.
VIDEO: Copper Pipe Men's Top 3
Nathan Johnstone, Luke Mitrani and Louie Vito round out the top three in the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix halfpipe competition at Copper Mountain.
Under clear skies and chilly temperatures, Luke Mitrani and Olympic champion Kelly Clark led the USA finishing second at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain.
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Luke Mitrani Quick Facts
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Born and raised in Vermont and part of a highly snowboard-centric family, Luke Mitrani has blazed through the snowboarding scene for the better portion of his young life. He is known for his signature style (check out his Michalchuks) and continues to make a name for himself in the halfpipe. In 2011 he won the Dew Tour Snowbasin stop and set a new Dew Tour score record with an impressive 97 points. At only 22 years old, the world will be seeing a lot more of Mitrani in the halfpipe.
Climbing the World Snowboard Tour halfpipe rankings, Mitrani made a huge jump from 21st in 2012 to fifth in 2013. With podiums at both Sprint U.S. Grand Prix’s and solid top-five finishes at the rest of the season’s contests, it was a good year for Mitrani.
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