Kimata Ryoma and Bianca Gisler are the winners of 2018 Corvatsch Rookie Fest

The first 2018.19 World Rookie Tour event in Europe concluded in the best way possible with three days of sunshine and a perfect snowpark with a down box, a down rail, a 13 meters jump,16 meters jump,a flat box and a flat rail.

This year Corvatsch has welcomed almost 60 riders from all over the world: Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland, Austria, Italy, Ukraina,Romania and even Iceland and Japan.

Every young gun had the opportunity to compete in Corvatsch snowpark and to impressed the public with amazing tricks.

The Japanese rider Kimata Ryoma scored best in today’s contest with a solid run. Second and third place for Nick Pünter (SUI) and Valterri Kautonen (FIN). Also grom boys showed their best with Alessandro Lotorto (SUI), Ian Matteoli (ITA) and Mitja Kauranen (FIN) on the podium.

In the girls’ competition Bianca Gisler (SUI) took the first place in the rookie category. Bianca won ahead of two other Swiss riders, Shirly Kolodziej and Lena Müller. On the groms’ side, Isabelle Lötscher (SUI) impressed the judges with her run, Telma Särkipaju (FIN) and Amber Fennel (GBR) rounded out the podium as second and third, respectively.

Congratulations to everyone and see you at the next stop: World Rookie Fest by Rock And Ride from the 12th to the 16th of January 2019 in Livigno. If you want to become a professional snowboarder then your future starts from the World Rookie Fest!

Download HERE the complete results of the event.

Photos of the 2018 Corvatsch Rookie Fest are available on the WRT Facebook Fanpage:

2018 Corvatsch Rookie Fest – Training and arrival day

2018 Corvatsch Rookie Fest – Qualifications 

2018 Corvatsch Rookie Fest – Finals


Photo Credits: Ania Grzelka