Wängl Tängl Day Two: Qualifier Results 2012

Tue 20 March 12

First place qualifiers at yesterday’s 10th Anniversary Vans Wängl Tängl in Mayrhofen are Austrian bad boys “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” PeterSandner, Florian Trattner & Stephan Wimmer.

Wängl Tängl Day Two: Qualifier Results 2012

Wängl Tängl Day Two: Qualifier Results 2012 © Vans

They took their 3 tickets to Tangl and cashed them in for the overall best team performance of the day, including best performance by an individual rider.

Their cleanest run included backside 720’s clean and stylish frontside 360’s and overall coordination in the way they rode through the course.
 

Vans Wängl Tängl 2012 Crew Qualification Snow from Vans Europe on Vimeo.

 
The winds blew a few clouds through the valley, which kept the course in good
condition with the help of the park crew who meticulously maintained each
obstacle throughout the day.
 

Cunning Stunts
Cunning Stunts
Vans Wangl Tangl

Clever linguists, and stylish riders the “Cunning Stunts” Paul Dreher, Patrick Held
& Philipp Frötscher qualified in second place, with SPN Crew coming in third.
 
The final team to join the invited Pro’s in the Tängl Team Contest will be
Switzerland’s Natural Born Chillaz.
 

Natural Born Chillaz
Natural Born Chillaz
Vans Wangl Tangl

 
Standout moments from the day included the team manager’s team (You are
Fired!) of Sani Alibabic, Gary Greenshields & Jon Weaver getting more than just
Instagram likes, with a frontside 720 from Gary and Sani showing his pipe skills with a
Crippler.
 

Yanick Sleecks
Yanick Sleecks
Beckna

 
The youngest team of the day, didn’t’ qualify, but they still turned heads with their
style “The Boarder Boys” Tobi Grünwald, Daniel Kopp & Max Grünwald range in
age from 10-16.
 
Riders are celebrating at the Red Bull Brandwagon Street Concert with Wax
Wreckaz and Disco Dogs Live.
 
For more info on the teams check out http://www.wangltangl.com
Sponsors: Vans, Red Bull, G-Shock, Fiat, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen

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