Breckenridge postponement tweaks Olympic selection picture

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Shaun White must wait at least one more day to clinch his third Olympic berth.

Poor weather wiped out competition at the third of five Olympic selection events in Breckenridge, Colo., on Friday. Snowboard slopestyle, featuring White, will be made up Saturday.

Ski slopestyle will not be made up. The results from qualification will act as final results, which means top qualifiers Bobby Brown and Keri Herman moved closer to securing Olympic berths.

The Olympic qualification process in snowboarding and freeskiing is complicated and outlined here.

Here are the updated Olympic selection rankings in ski slopestyle (counting only those with at least one top-three result; two top-three results needed for a chance at automatic berth):

Men’s Ski Slopestyle
1. Nick Goepper — 200 (clinched Olympic berth)
2. Bobby Brown — 180

Women’s Ski Slopestyle
1. Devin Logan — 180 (has two top-three results)
2. Keri Herman — 160
3. Maggie Voisin — 140
4. Darian Stevens — 136
5. Grete Eliassen — 102

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