LAAX OPEN 2019 - Best of Slopestyle

LAAX OPEN 2019 - Best of Slopestyle

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Published 05 February 2019

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Silje Norendal (NOR) and Chris Corning (USA) took home the LAAX OPEN Slopestyle titles today here at the LAAX OPEN 2019 Snowboard World Cup. A day to remember also for the Swiss riders at their home event with three podium spots in total. Silje clearly was the best rider today taking over the lead after the first run, and therefore had a lot of pressure taken off her shoulders for her second run, where she was able to improve her score. She started her winning run with a Switch Nosepress at the first rail section, followed by a Switch Backside 540 Mute over the so-called Jumpbox feature, impressed on the kicker-line with a Frontside 540 Indy, a Cab 900 Mute and a Backside 720 Mute and finished with a Bluntslide to Fakie on the rail feature at the end. In the men’s decision it was Chris Corning (USA) who impressed most with a really strong 2nd run earning him 89,10 points. Chris’ winning run consisted of a Frontside 180 to Cab 180 to 50-50-Frontside 360 Out on the first rail section, a Backside Rodeo 540 Melon on the Jumpbox, Cab 12 Nose, Frontside 1440 Melon and a massive Backside Triple Melon over the kickers, finishing off with a Backside 270 to 270 out.

Results:

Women:
1. Silje Norendal (NOR)
2. Celia Petrig (SUI)
3. Sina Candrian (SUI)

Men:
1. Chris Corning (USA)
2. Staale Sandbech (NOR)
3. Moritz Thoenen (SUI)

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