22/04/2013 | by Youri Barneoud
The first edition of the LM Spring Fighter – TTR 3star – took place in Les Menuires, France, here’s the full report.
For this first edition in Les Menuires, Pony Up events, from Pyrenees mountains with his famous Poney Session came to Alps with his staff: Greg Poissonnier as speaker, Fred Egli as official photographer, Kim Multimedias as video production, dj Skillz as official dj, Dekaudio as sound engineer, and all the staff organizers.
The day 1 started with stormy conditions ! Despite the near blizzard conditions, riders were able check out the bigair, and test the jump.
With the sun on day 2, riders showed off their best skills and tricks. But 2 riders impressed both crowd and judges : french rider Enzo Nilo with these switch back 9, cab 10, doble back flip, front10, front 9, back 9,switch back rodeo and more ! And how about Alessandro Boyens ,with his massive style and these cab9, cab 10, cab 12, double corked back ! The vegetable lover JJ Roux complete yet another podium, congrats to him too!
Place and dates: Les Menuires (french alps – “les 3 vallées”: le plus grand domaine skiable du monde) – 30 & 31 march
Riders: 22 snowboarders, 5 nationalities were represented: ITA, UK, GER, FIN, FRA.
1-enzo NILO (fra)
2-alessandro BOYENS (ger)
3-JJ ROUX (fra)
4-raphael ROUX (fra)
5-felix CADIOU (fra)
6-marc GROSSGASTEIGER (ita)
7-benno PLANK (ita)
An event supported by Les Menuires, Dakine, Von Zipper, Sevabel, Opel , ESF, Virgin radio.
Also check the dedicated website.
All photos from Fred Egli/Poney Up.