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Pitcher perfect: Fenway Park provides spectacular snowboarding backdrop

Updated 1603 GMT (0003 HKT) February 12, 2016
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A snowboarder makes a practice run down the ski and snowboarding ramp at Fenway Park, Boston, ahead of the Big Air at Fenway event. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
The baseball stadium has been transformed for the U.S. Grand Prix and FIS World Cup meet which takes place on Thursday and Friday. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
A snowboarder is captured making a jump with the high rise buildings of central Boston in the background. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Fenway Park has been home to the Boston Red Sox since it first opened its doors way back in 1912. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
It is one of the most storied and iconic baseball stadiums in the U.S.. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Snowboarder Angus Waddington of Australia competes in the second heat during day one of Big Air at Fenway. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
The unfamiliar surroundings of Fenway Park were no problem for Julia Marino who won the ladies snowboarding final Thursday. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
In the men's event, Max Parrot of Canada took the win after landing an impressive triple cork. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Fenway Park has hosted a number of other sports in recent years. Here, Irish hurling players from Galway look on during a 2015 match against rivals Dublin. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
The Boston College Eagles and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish American Football teams faced off at Fenway Park in November 2015. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Another type of football. Liverpool faced off against Roma at Fenway Park in 2012 and 2014. Fenway Sports Group owns both Liverpool and the Boston Red Sox. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
A more traditional view of Fenway Park as slugger David Ortiz swings from the plate against the Baltimore Orioles. Rich Gagnon/Getty Images North America/Getty Images