Rookie Podium at World Rookie Rail Jam by Skipass 2016, with Florian Fischer (SUI) as the winner, Gian Andrea Sutter (SUI) in 2nd and Nicola Liviero (ITA) in 3rd place, at ModenaFiere, Modena, Italy.
Image credit: / WSF/World Rookie Tour/Federico Romanello
Rookies from 9 different Nations battle it out but it was Florian Fischer from Switzerland who conquer the event with his technical and
loose style. All the Rookies gave a spectacle to the hyped crowd and after an
exciting contest day, the Helvetic won with a Kamikaze Bs board Pretzel 2 out e
Fs 2 in 2 out. Second place for another Swiss rider Gian Andrea Sutter with Kamikaze Fs270 in and Kamikaze Bs 180
in, third place for the Italian Nicola Liviero
with a 50-50 to Gap Fs Board Kamikaze and 50-50 to transfer 270 out of the
from Great Britain took the first place in the Grom’s category with an
impressive Bs 270 in 50-50 to frontflip out. Nick
Punter (SUI) and Alex Lotorto
(ITA) earned second and third place.
The massive structure consisted
of 8 meters down rail, 9 meters double kinked, 12 meters step down rail, pol
jam, wall rider, 5 meters rainbow rail, 3 meters straight rail to 3 meters
transfer. The athletes performed to the best of their abilities, and pleased
judges and crowds alike.
For the Rookies the experience was
unforgettable, especially for the great visit at the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, a nice overview from the old vintage
cars to the new prototypes. Rookies and Black Yeti really enjoyed it! Back to
the fair, during the Cash for Trick Night
Contest the world’s best rookies rails rippers fought it out for
the crowd’s approval. This format allowed the riders to show off their best
tricks to the approving cheers of the numerous onlookers.
Rookie Tour continues with many stops around the world, the next stop will be in Corvatsh from 15th to 18th December 2016 - see you there for the Corvatsch Rookie Fest!
Check out more photos from this event: Finals & Prize giving, Day 2 - Qualification, Cash for trick night contest & Day 1 - Ferrari Museum.
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