Transilvania Rookie Fest 2012 Report

The second edition of Transilvania Rookie Fest saw 21 competitors from Chile, Austria, Italy and Romania shredding the new snowpark area at Arena Platos resort, Romania.

The Austrian team conquered the all male rookie podium. Chilean Yanez Benjamin was the youngest competitor in the second edition of Transilvania Rookie Fest. With 8 years and 5 months, “Benji” hitted hard the kickers and rails prepared weeks in advance for this international competition, the only of its kind in Romania. Four of the competitors won all-inclusive tickets to the upcoming Halfpipe Rookie Fest in Monte Bondone, Trentino, Italy, and the best male and women got an all-inclusive invitation to the Protest World Rookie Finals 2012 in Ischgl, Austria.

The Transilvania Rookie Fest is part of the World Rookie Tour, consisting in several events world wide, from june to april. The “Grand Finale” will take place in Ischgl, Austria where the World Rookie Champion will be awarded.


Rookie Boys

1 – Georg Huber – AUT

2 – Daniel Vonach – AUT

3 – Roland Tschoder – AUT

Grom Boys

1 – Alois Lindnoser – AUT

2 – Santiago Freinademetz – AUT

3 – Peter Almas – ROU

Grom Girls

1 – Antonio Yanez – CHI

2 – Ruxandra Brad – ROU

3 – Anastasia Grozea – ​​ROU