American rider Jamie Anderson took first place in the women’s Snowboard slopestyle event in Tignes on Friday. She did this with a consistent run that scored 95.33 points.
This is the third gold medal in a Winter X Games event for the amazing 20-year-old Californian that has won almost everything this year, and comes on the back of her win at the US Open last weekend.
Jamie Anderson winner of the womens 2011 Europe Winter X Games Slopestyle Final Photo: Stef Cande/ESPN Images
Her worst result this year was a third place in X-Games in Aspen in January! As the youngest women’s snowboard gold medal winner at an X event and the youngest ever medallist at the age of 15 back in 2006, Jamie has made a huge mark on Winter X Slopestyle and women's snowboarding in general.
Jamie Anderson winner of the womens 2011 Europe Winter X Games Slopestyle Final Photo: C. VAN HANJA/ESPN Images
Last years winner Jenny Jones couldn't repeat her success, finishing 8th overall.
Womens podium in the 2011 Europe Winter X Games Slopestyle Final Photo: Stef Cande/ESPN Images
Enni Rukajarvi in the womens 2011 Europe Winter X Games Slopestyle Final Photo: C. VAN HANJA/ESPN Images
The Nissan Xtreme Verbier was the last event in the 2011 Freeride World Tour for the year, and it was Frenchman Xavier De Le Rue who took the final honours, Britains James Stentiford was once again on the podium. In the womens event Anne-Flore Marxer took both the event and the tour title.
Laax in Switzerland was once again the location for the biggest week in British snowboarding, the Brits 2011. Snowboardcross, Big Air, Halfpipe and Slopestyle competitions as well as plenty of messy parties completed the week.
Britains Zoe Gillings re-affirmed herself as one of the best snowboard cross athletes in the World when she finished on the podium in 3rd place at the World Cup Snowboard cross finals in Arosa, Switzerland.
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