12/03/2013 | by Tom Copsey
Avoriaz – French Fries Rookie Fest – Results
Slopestyle TTR – 9 & 10 Février 2013
Second edition of French Fries Rookie Fest, the French stop of the World Rookie Tour. 72 young snowboarders from all over Europe competed all weekend to get their qualification for the final of the World Rookie Tour in Austria … The Rookie World Snowboard Championships organized by the World Snowboard Tour and the World Snowboard Federation.
Saturday Rookies contest (15, 16 and 17 years old) on the Arare snowpark perfectly shaped. The winner went to Norwegian Marius Bakken, second the Swiss Jonas Bösiger and third the Swedish Anthon Bosh. The first French finished 5th, Matteo Cuny from La Clusaz. The best trick for the Swiss Lou Staub with a double back flip, he won the “guettho blaster» Pioneer!
Girls, big up to the French first and second with Lucile Lefevre and Agathe Le Cornec and third Nathalie Silkstone from England.
Sunday, a new spot for the Groms contest (14 years maximum) Chapel snowpark, once again perfect snowpark, big up to all the shaper team. The first one the Belgian Steff Vandeweyer, who wins the ” most stylish trick Arnette” with a 360 nose bong over the H, second an another Belgian Flor De Laat and third the French Sacha Moretti, who also won the «guettho blaster» Pioneer with a “Cab under flip” as best trick of the day. The youngest snowboarder of the event, Loic Deschaux, 8 years old! Qualified for the final …
Always honored French girl, Chloe Sillieres finished first, second Thalie Larochaix and Ayla Thidling third from England.
The first three in each category (Rookie girls and boys, Grom boys and girls) are qualified for the Volkl World Rookie Finals – Ischgl, Austria – 3.7 April 2013 – 3*TTR.
See you next year for the third edition of French Fries Rookie Fest ….
All the results here.
Online photos on Facebook.
Credit photos Jim Tabernet
Officiel website of My Snowboarding.