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World Rookie Fest Finals 2007

When: Thu 1st of January 1970

Where: Kuthai, Austria

Kuthai hosted WSF World Rookie Fest Finals with a nice selection of riders from 9 countries running session on jump and rail line. Sergey Lupunski from Russia resulted the best rider of the event winning the WSF World Rookie Champion Title and a ticket for TTR 6Stars Air&Style 2007. He showed bs900 on the big jump and good selection of trick on the hip.

Nicole Gsponer from Switzerland was the best girl and get a tictet to TTR 2Star Pinky Jam 2007 while the groms (under 14 years old) show again how high is the level of youngsters entering the boys podium: grom winner, Jan Scherrer, got 3rd boys rank and a ticket to 3Star World Rookie Fest 2008 in Livigno. On saturday rail session Thomas Pribik resulted the best obtaing the second ticket to Livigno WRF08.

The event was funny and positive for all riders involved. In the program were included avalanche clinics, video and photo session and social catering to make the riders socialize know each other.

Set up of the k-park was very good with 2 table top with several jumps followed by a huge hip and including a nice selection of rails. After training and qualification days, finals on saturday morning got a windy day which didn’t allow the use of the whole park.

Ranks for World Rookie Fest Finals Kuthai – Austria


1 Gsponer Nicole SUI

2 Walker Nadine SUI

3 Podgorna Anna POL


1 Lapushkin Sergey RUS

2 Fassnacht Fabian SUI

3 Scherrer Jan SUI

4 Pribik Thomas AUT

5 Boscacci Nicola SUI

6 Pircher Simon AUT

7 Betschart DominikSUI

8 Sleeckx Yannick BEL

9 Storch Nils GER

10 Fürstinger JulianSUI

11 Bachmann Lars SUI

12 Gschaider MaxiGER

13 Pellegrino Mattia ITA

14 Rybansky Martin SVK

15 Anzaldi Davide ITA

16 Ruggero Naccari ITA

17 Held Patrick AUT

18 Dreher Paul AUT

Pictures by Armin Popp


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