Burn River Jump Won by Roope Tonteri
Sun 26 February 12
Roope Tonteri at only 19 beat top riders such of Mark McMorris to become the 2012 Burn River Jump winner
In a tense finale, the 19 year old Finnish rider threw down a massive Cab 1260 which was followed up by a backside 900. The fin then finished with a boardslide 270 which netted him first place and an impressive prize of $15000 not to mention 800 TTR points.
Thousands of spectators watched the event which features the unique river jump. In terms of the contest only Ulrik Badertscher put the Fin under real pressure. His run included a Backside 1080, a double Backside Rodeo 900 and a cab 270. The run nearly clinched first place but he missed out on first place by a single point. to take second.
Tonteri said of the event prepared "I feel really good at the River Jump…but I didn’t expect this victory. Ulrik’s run was so strong.”
Final Results of the BURN RIVER JUMP 2012
1.Roope Tonteri/FIN BURTON 91.33 points
2.Ulrik Badertscher/NOR BURN 90.33
3.Mark McMorris/CAN BURTON 65.00
4.Staale Sandbech/NOR BURN 17.67
5.Stefano Munari/ITA NITRO 71.33
Mon 27 February 12
The Freeride World Tour stopped at Roldal Norway for another exciting event.
Mon 27 February 12, Livigno, Italy
Famous for being the Italian resort with one of the best snowparks in Europe, Mottolino Fun Mountain now presents for the 2012 season the brand new “Mottolino Freeride Experience”.
Tue 28 February 12
The new quota of visas now available from the High Commission of Canada means that anyone considering heading off on a transatlantic working holiday for up to a year can catch the end of the ski season in Canada if they apply now.
Tue 28 February 12, Val Gardena, Italy
The area was awarded 5/5 stars in the 5 most important categories
Wed 29 February 12, Laax, Switzerland
Laax saw the the full pallet of weather for the Burton Open Junior Halfpipe including sunshine, clouds, wind and snow.
21-24 February 12
The 6th edition of the Burn River Jump, the International snowboard event held by Burton Snowboards in collaboration with Mottolino, APT Livigno and Ski Passion Snow-Ski Area, will kick off on February 21, 2012.