Sven Thorgren wins the 6 Star Air & Style Beijing!

Mon 09 December 13

Sage Kotsenburg and Kim Rune Hansen finish 2nd and 3rd at the 6Star World Snowboard Tour Air & Style Beijing in the Olympic Bird ´s nest Stadium Sven Thorgren is the winner of today's Air & Style Beijing 2013.

Sven Thorgren wins the 6 Star Air & Style Beijing!

Sven Thorgren wins the 6 Star Air & Style Beijing! © Air & Style

The Swedish rider prevailed in a world-class superfinal of the best four riders with a Backside 1440 Mute over Sage Kotsenburg, Kim Rune Hansen and Torgeir Bergrem. From Round 1 on he showed a very high level of performance on the world 's biggest artificial snowboard ramp. His victory at the 6Star World Snowboard Tour contest in front of a total of 13,000 thousand spectators pays off with 1,000 points for the World Snowboard Tour ranking and the major share of the 100,000 US-$ prize money.

Sven Thorgren said: „Today 's victory is the biggest success of my career. It is a dream come true. Winning with a trick that I never before had landed safely, makes this win svery special form me.”

Chinese rider He Wei, the first Chinese ever to compete in an Air & Style contest, finished 15th after a good performance. In Round 2 he lost against the winner Sven Thorgren

The World Snowboard Tour moves on to the North American continent for the 5 Star US Snowboarding Grandprix in Copper for a Slopestyle and Halfpipe competition from Dec 16th-22nd and from January 6th-12th to North Star at Tahoe. From the 8th of January Slopestyle riders are welcome back in China for the 5 Star RedBull Nanshan Open, before heading to Europe for the 6 Star Burton European Open in Laax, Switzerland.
For more information check: www.worldsnowboardtour.com
 

Rank

Name

Country

Trick

Pts.

1

Sven Thorgren

SWE

Backside 1440 Mute

96,00

2

Sage Kotsenburg

USA

Cab Double Cork 1260 Japan

92,87

3

Kim Rune Hansen

NOR

Switch Backside 1260

92,00

4

Torgeir Bergrem

NOR

Backside 1260 Mute

83,00

Official Result Air & Style Beijing 2013:

Rang

Name

Land

Punkte

1.

Sven Thorgren

SWE

96,00

2.

Sage Kotsenburg

USA

92,87

3.

Kim Rune Hansen

NOR

92,00

4.

Torgeir Bergrem

NOR

83,00

5.

Mathias Weissenbacher

AUT

88,67

6.

Eric Willett

USA

85,67

7.

Halldor Helgason

ISL

81,00

8.

Tor Lundstrom

SWE

22,00

9.

Niklas Mattson

SWE

91,67

10.

Peetu Piiroinen

FIN

91,67

11.

Yuki Kadono

JPN

91,00

12.

Gjermund Braaten

NOR

84,00

13.

Emil Ulsletten

NOR

81,00

14.

Carlos Gerber

SUI

75,33

15.

He Wei

CHN

71,33

16.

Nikolas Baden

USA

59,67

17.

Tim-Kevin Ravnjak

SLO

82,67

18.

Toshiki Yamane

JPN

77,00

19.

Ethan Morgan

GER

71,33

20.

Jonas Bo¨siger

SUI

58,33

21.

Ulrik Badertscher

NOR

48,00

22.

Michael Roy

CAN

12,33

23.

Markku Koski

FIN

10,00

24.

Stale Sandbech

NOR

DNS

 

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