Shred Down Austrian Masters 09

Last weekend the best austrian freestyle snowboarders fought it out for the half pipe crown at Shred Down Austrian Masters: Freestyle Snowboarding at the highest level.


Fun stood in the foreground but the main goal of the riders was to bring home the title of the Austrian halfpipe master at the official austrian freestyle championships. The spectators saw snowboarding at the highest level on the Seegrube in Innsbruck.

Jan Michaelis

Big names of the local and international snowboard scene were present and they showed breath-taking and spectacular tricks. Special highlight was the legends ranking. Past winners and additional famous faces such as Nando Plötzeneder, Paul Burger and Andi Zierhut battled the young chaps.


Stefan Falkeis became Austrian halfpipe master. Julia Baumgartner won the wemon’s ranking. Johannes Handle became best rookie and Jan Michaelis from germany won the legends ranking.

The event is a combination of the “Shred Down Austrian Masters” Superpipe competition (TTR 3* event) in Innsbruck (Nordpark) and the “Shred Down Austrian Masters” Slopestyle competition (TTR 3* event) in Westendorf where the best 3 men, best 3 girls and best 3 rookies of every “Austria Cup” tour stop fight it out for the title of the “Austrian Slopestyle Champion”. The slopestyle competition will take place from 5 March to 7 March in Westendorf.

Training Session

The beautiful weather, der chilled atmosphere and the performences of the riders made the “Shred Down Austrian Masters” Superpipe competition special and unique.