31 January 2023
The 3-Star Qualifier on the legendary Quellspitze attracts every year numerous top-class riders to use the challenging face for the first important points for the qualifier ranking. This year the Quellspitze was especially challenging. Only a few days before the Junior World Championships took place on the face and the cold nights and therefore rather hard conditions really demanded the last reserves of energy from every single rider to reach the finish. With a good choice of lines, however,...
Open Faces 2023 - 3*FWQ + 2*FJT - Kappl - Recap
31 January 2023
Here are the impressive winning runs of amazing freeriding!
After 2 times postponement due to weather conditions, the time had come last weekend. The most important World Tour Qualifier Series in Europe celebrated the start of the 10th season with the 3* FWT Qualifier & 2* FWT Junior competition. In difficult conditions and weather-related delays, the riders showed their absolute class and offered top-class performances with many "3s" and backflips on the Quellspitze in Kappl/Paznaun.
Open Faces 2023 - 3*FWQ + 2*FJT - Kappl - Winning Runs
13 February 2023
Three premieres went down in the Open Faces books: Olivia Riedl caused cheers in the snowboard women’s category with two backflips in her competition run and both a double frontflip and a double backflip in men’s categories showed the insane level at this 1* qualifier contest.
Sebastian Kepplinger and Philipp Lanjus ensured an Austrian double victory in the category of snowboard men. Kepplinger showed a self-confident run from start to finish and delivered many jumps. Des...