Rookie girl winner Chloé Silliers (FRA) on the podium with Emmi Parkkisenniemi (FIN) and Lucie Silvestre (FRA), at Trentino Rookie Fest 2016.
Image credit: / World Snowboard Federation
In the new slopestyle course,
including a rail combination, two tables with kickers and a wall-pyramid
obstacle, the 48 male and 14 female riders could demonstrate their skills in
three runs. In the Rookie men’s category, Italian rider Nicola Liviero earned
the highest score with his run: Switch-front blunt 270 out the first rail, Cab
180 in 360 out to the second one, Frontside720 tailgrab, Backside900 mute grab
and frontside rock’n’roll at the end of the course. Nicola wins ahead of two
others Italian riders, Sebastian Springeth andLoris Framarin. Best Rookie girl was Chloé Sillieres from
France with her impressive run: boardslide to frontside board, Backside540
tailgrab, Cab540 tailgrab, indy air over the wall. Second place for Emmi Parkkisenniemi (FIN),
third Lucie Silvestre (FRA).
Rakim Foy from Nederland took the first place in the Grom male’s category. In
his winning run he laid down a Cab 270 in, Frontside blunt 270 out, Switch
Backside540 mute, Backside720 mute, Frontside 360 over the wall. Grom boys Joey
Van De Noort (NED) and Gabriel Adams (GBR) came second and third. On the girl’s side, Italian rider Marilù
Poluzzi impressed with her style
despite her young age. Margaux Herpin (FRA) andMolly Phillips (FRA) earned second and third
Fresh from their
slopestyle contest, in the afternoom the Rookies spent great time in Trento, a
city rooted in art and history such us Buonconsiglio Castle, for several
centuries residence of the Prince Bishops of Trento, the Duomo with its
splendid square and fountain dedicated to Neptune.
The competition at
Trentino Rookie Fest is also focused on friendship and life experience.
Tuesday’s night was dedicated to the street top speciality of freestyle, with a
format always appreciated by the participants: the Cash For Trick Night Rail
jam session. For every trick was € 5 valuable for the best riders! Saturday
morning a professional mountain guide teach the riders the foundamentals of
freeride safety and presented and Artva Camp to try the self security
equipment: avalanche tranceivers, pole and shovel.
Remember, all the riders competed for prestigious awards
including all-inclusive tickets for the 2016 Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Surf Camps in Santander by
Surftolive.com and two spots for the 2016 World Rookie
Shooting that will take
place in Livigno, at the Mottolino Snowpark! All the athletes on the podium are
qualified for the 2016 Volkl World Rookie Finals!
You can keep up to date with the World Rookie Tour here.
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