The Trentino Rookie Fest ended on Saturday with qualifications and finals of the halfpipe at the Monte Mondone Snowpark. The winners of the contest are Berenice Wicki (Grom Girls), Gian Sutter (Grom Men), Karoline Herleiksplass (Rookie Girls) and Luis Eckert (Rookie Men).
Berenice Wicki from Swiss is the winner of the grom girls category giving her all in her second run of the finals with frontside air, backside air, frontside 360, cab 360, frontside 540 and air to fakie in the end. Kaja Verdnik (SLO) and Eva Kraly (SLO) earned second and third place.
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.
In the grom men finals it was the swiss rider Gian Sutter who earned first place followed by Elias Rupp (SUI) and Mathias Wicki (SUI), featuring on his best run backside air, frontside 360 indy, cab 360, frontside 540, backside air and alley oop at the end.
Perhaps, most impressively, Luis Eckert from Germany won in the rookie men category with a run made by frontside 720, cab 720, frontside 540, backside 540 and alley oop rodeo 540. Michael Scharer (SUI) and Tit Stante (SLO) on second and third place.
The Trentino World Rookie Fest is over and the Black Yeti leaves Italy and moves to Bulgaria for the Bulgarian Rookie Fest, Pamporovo, (22nd- 23rd March, 2014). 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 the international media partners Onboard European Snowboard Magazine, Cooler, MPORA and on our italian media partners 4Snowboard.it and 4Snowboard Magazine.