23 January 2016
On an absolutely stunning day, 12 men and 6 women took to the largest halfpipe in the world, at Europe’s premier snowboard event — the LAAX OPEN. During the riders three runs the battles got crazy, making it difficult to predict who would win, but in the end it was Japan’s Ayumu Hirano, and USA’s Arielle Gold, who went away 2016 LAAX OPEN Halfpipe champs, $75.000 and $45,000 USD richer.
After holding freestyle contests for nearly 30 years, the LAAX OPEN 2016 signals a new era in snowboardi...
Laax Open 2016 – Halfpipe Finals
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27 February 2011
A bright sunny day welcomed the 55 international snowboarders competing in the 5Star Burn Slopestyle finals to the world renowned Swatch Mottolino Snowpark in Livigno, Italy.
The slopestyle course featured a Burn can for jibbing as a starter, followed by the choice of a Burn can to bonk or a 2 meter gap box leading in to the massive kicker line made out of a 20 meter kicker, a 19 meter gap jump and a 22 meter kicker at the end.
The three run final saw a high level of riding throughout the...
TTR Burn River Jump 2011 - Slopestyle Finals
20 January 2017
Another beautiful day here in LAAX for today’s Halfpipe Semi-Finals in the legendary LAAX Superpipe. 24 men and 12 women were battling for a spot in Saturday’s big finals. Olympic Gold Medalist Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) won the Semi-Finals in his “home-pipe”, while Chloe Kim (USA) landed the best run in the women’s field.
All riders had two runs, with the best one counting. In the Men’s competition riders from Switzerland, the United States and China were clearly dominating the field today....
24 January 2017
The LAAX OPEN 2017 ended with exciting Halfpipe finals today. The perfectly shaped LAAX Superpipe on Crap Sogn Gion was the center of attention, when 12 men and 6 women were trying to grab the Halfpipe crown. In breath-taking finals Chloe Kim (USA) and Chase Josey (USA) walked away as proud LAAX OPEN 2017 Halfpipe Champions.
Under blue skies spectators witnessed sick riding of all finalists in today’s event. For the ladies it was Chloe Kim (USA) who was unbeatable. Chloe managed to take th...