Today took place the qualifications at Corvatsch Snowpark! Rookies and groms showed their best and impressed the judge. The 24 best riders are ready to go to the finals tomorrow!
Philip Schwan (GER) had an amazing run with the highest score in rookie category with a frontside 270 in on the first rail, back side 720 melon on the first kicker, frontside 720 melon grab frontside 720 talegrabe and a 180 in 360 out on the last rail. Whereas in the rookie female category Mona Danuser (SUI) had the highest score with a backside 50-50 on the first rail, frontside 360 melon on the first kicker, nosegrab on the second kicker and 50-50 180 out on the last rail.
In the grom category Mathisen William (SWE) impressed the judges with a backside lipslide on the first rail, frontside 720 grab on second kicker, backside 720 stalefish and on the last rail backside blunt 270 out. Bianca Gisler (SUI) had the best score in the female category with a backside lipslide on the first box, frontside 360 on the first kicker, double nosegrab on the second kicker and 50-50 frontside 360 out on the last rail.
Finals will go down tomorrow. Stay tuned for updates on the social media channels of World Rookie Tour: www.facebook.com/worldrookietour and www.instagram.com/worldrookietour/.
Watch pictures from the qualification day
Corvatsch Rookie Fest – Quaification Result
Saturday 16th – Finals
Each rider will take 3 runs (or 2 runs in case of bad weather) – Best Run counts
Advance to Final
4 Best Grom Girls / 4 Best Rookie Girls / 8 Best Grom Boys / 8 Best Rookie Boys
Start list: reverse order seeding from the finals (4->1 Grom Girls / 4->1 Rookie Girls / 8->1 Grom Boys / 8->1 Rookie Boys)
9.00 Riders Meeting
9.00 – 9.45 Training
10.00 – 12.00 Final
14.30 Prize Giving at Corvatsch mid station
14.45 Bibs give back at Corvatsch mid station
18.30 – 22.00 Dinner and riders party at Mulets Via Mulets 9, 7513 Silvaplana, Switzerland (25 €/person)