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To førsteplasser og en tredjeplass i Italia, Rookie Tour i dag!. Foto: World Rookie Tour

To førsteplasser og en tredjeplass i Italia, Rookie Tour i dag!. Foto: World Rookie Tour

Norsk rookie suksess i Rookie Tour

Skrevet av Trude Alnæs, 22. Feb, 2014

Rookie Tour/Trentino: Det ble en stor norsk helg ikke bare i OL men i Snowboard, da tre av våre yngre kjørere tok pallplasseringer i både slopestyle og halfpipe i Rookie Tour i Italia. Bendik Gjerdalen tok 1.pl i Rookie menn, Hanne Eilertsen tok 1.plassen i Grom for jenter og Karoline Herleiksplass tok tredjeplassen i samme klasse. Karoline tok likegodt også førsteplass i halfpipe Rookie jenter og Hanne Eilertsen enda en god plassering med fjerdeplass i klassen Grom jenter. Vi tar av oss hatten og gratulerer så mye!

Arrangøren skriver følgende: 

Slopestyle day 2

Monte Bondone (February 21th, 2014) – The Trentino Rookie Fest started with a sunny weather but it quickly changed into cloudy but visibility was good and the 68 riders competing in the slopestyle contest had pretty much fun. Hanne Eilertsen (Grom Girls) Elias Rupp (Grom Men) Giorgia Locatin (Rookie Girls) Bendik Gjerdalen (Rookie Men) reached the highest podiums of today.

Hanne Eilertsen from Norway is the winner of the grom girl category followed by Kaja Verdnik (SLO) and Ariane Burri (SUI). Hanne showed an impressive run including cab 180 to backside 360 tail grab and a frontside 360 on the kicker line,  followed by boardslide on the last rail.
 
In the rookie girls finals it was the italian rider Giorgia Locatin, who earned first place followed by Babs Barnhoorn (NED) and Karoline Herleiksplass (NOR),  featuring cab 180 on the first kicker, followed by backside 360 on the second kicker,  stalefish on the last kicker and boardslide on the box.

The grom men were dominated by Elias Rupp who claimed his victory with a run made of underflip followed by switch backside 540 and backside 360 on the kicker line and boardslide 270 out of the rail. Nicola Liviero (ITA) and Gian Sutter (SUI) on second and third place.


In the rookie men category the Bendik Gjerdalen from Norway resulted the best rider of the day with a run made by backside 540, switch backside 540 and double underflip on the 3 kickers and frontside boardslide 270 out of the rail. Luis Eckert (GER) and Florian Prietl (AUT) on second and third place.

Halfpipe day 3: 

The rookie girls contest was dominated by Karoline Herleiksplass (NOR) who claimed first place with a run made by: frontside air, backside air, frontside air mute grab, backside air and frontside 360. Alice Fortuna (ITA) and Giorgia Locatin (ITA) on second and third place.

Plasseringer også for guttene i klassen Rookie menn

Vi gratulerer i tillegg Marius Bakken, Bendik Gjerdalen, Petter Grøn og Martin Sire med plasseringer i halfpipe. Gutta endte på hhv. 8, 10, 15 og 21 plass. 

The Trentino Rookie Fest in Monte Bondone, Italy, is organized by the World Snowboard Federation in collaboration with TRENTINO, Trento Funivie, APT Trento Monte Bondone e Valle dei Laghi, Blue-Tomato, 100-one, Surf to Live, Protest Boardwear, FSI, energized by REDBULL. You can follow the TRENTINO Rookie Fest on our international media partners Onboard European Snowboard magazine, Cooler, MPora and on our italian media partners 4Snowboard.it and 4Snowboard Magazine.  

Watch the photo gallery of today here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.752368584775965.1073741843.127519233927573&type=3

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Se fullstendige resultatlister her: http://www.worldsnowboardfederation.org/article1186.html