6 December 2023
LAAX OPEN 2023 - Europe's most important snowboard freestyle event will take place again from January 16th to 21st, 2024! Hundreds of freestyle riders from all over the world will dominate the sporting and cultural events in Laax. Women, men, on snowboards and freeskis will be soaring high and hurrahing the finest freestyle action. Exciting final decisions for titles, trophies and CHF 180,000 in prize money are on the agenda.
One of the best-known names this year is Valentino Guseli (AUS),...
LAAX OPEN 2024 - Teaser
22 January 2024
After 2019 and 2020, Australian Scotty James once again took the win this year, wowing spectators with his stylish halfpipe run. Valentino Guseli (AUS) landed in second place, making a world premiere with a frontside 1620. Japan’s Ruka Hirano completes the podium in third place.
In the women’s event, last year’s winner Mitsuki Ono from Japan won with 81.75 points. The young American Bea Kim and Ruki Tomita (JPN) completing the podium in second and third place.
LAAX OPEN 2024 - Snowboard Halfpipe - Highlights
22 January 2024
The twenty finalists showed progressive runs at this first FIS Snowboard World Cup of the season. Tricks such as cab double 9 on the shark fins, back to back 1620s on kickers, backside 5 in the quarter. US rider Julia Marino, who also won the LAAX OPEN in 2020, mastered the seven features best in the women's category. Annika Morgan from Germany came in second place. Anna Gasser, the two-time Olympic champion in Big Air, came third.
In the men´s category Canadian Liam Brearley receives the...