World Rookie Fest 2016
World Rookie Fest, the most famous youth snowboard freestyle event in the world, took place in Livigno, Italy, at Mottolino Fun Mountain, with 155 riders from 18 different nations. The largest edition ever was a big success despite the unstable weather conditions.
After a competition at the highest level, Dutch young gun Erik Bastiaansen took the first place in the Rookie category, as well as Swiss rider Elias Rupp who dominated the Groms. On the girl’s side, Finish rider Henna Ikola left 15 other Rookie Girls behind her. Best Grom girl was Tina Steffensen from Norway.