21 January 2017
Riders, media and spectators were greeted with another sunny and beautiful day here in LAAX and a perfectly shaped Slopestyle course for the big finals today. Enni Rukajärvi (FIN) and Max Parrot (CAN) are taking home the titles as well as the biggest portion of the prize-money cheque.
LAAX proved once again that they deserve to be the favourite resort of many riders with an innovative setup and a course they truly had fun on. 500 meters long, the course consisting of six features had to be...
LAAX OPEN 2017 – Slopestyle Finals
19 January 2017
The LAAX OPEN 2017 continued today under blue skies and a picture-perfect winter scenery. Today’s center of attention was the perfectly prepared and creative Slopestyle course consisting of 6 features. The best 24 men and 12 women from yesterday’s qualification were competing for a spot for Friday’s Slopestyle finals.
The men started first and showed their skills in two runs, with the best run counting. The Canadian dominance in yesterday’s qualification continued today with all seven (!)...
LAAX OPEN 2017 – Semi-Finals Slopestyle
21 January 2017
Enni Rukajärvi (FIN) and Max Parrot (CAN) win LAAX OPEN 2017 Slopestyle titles.
The ladies final was truly impressive with all riders showing unbelievable technical runs. Enni Rukajärvi (FIN), who won the Burton European Open here in LAAX in 2010, is finally back on top of the podium with her 2nd run which earned her 84,83 points. She started her top run with a Boardslide Pretzel Out on the rail, a Switch Backside 180 Mute over the roller, continuing with a Frontside 7 Tailgrab, a Backside...