MAX EBERHARDT WINS MONSTER ENERGY SHRED SHOW
Tue 15 April 14
MAX EBERHARDT TAKES THE WIN AT THE MONSTER ENERGY SHRED SHOW SNOWBOARD BIG AIR AT THE WORLD SKI & SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL IN WHISTLER, BC.
MAX EBERHARDT WINS MONSTER ENERGY SHRED SHOW © Michael Overbeck
The Monster Energy Shred Show kicked off the sporting events at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival last night with the snowboard Big Air in front of a huge, energetic crowd at the base of Whistler Mountain. Max Eberhardt (CAN) was able to start the Shred Show off on the right foot taking first place followed by Kyle Mack (USA) in a close second, and Justin Morgan (USA) in third.
The Shred Show Big Air is a five star invitational event on the World Snowboard Tour and attracted some of the top big air athletes this year. All 24 riders dug deep into their bag of tricks, impressing the crowd over the 70 foot jump with 10 moving through to the Super Final. Throwing down a perfect backside triple cork 1440 mute grab on his second hit for a score of 95.33, Eberhardt was able to hang on to first place to take home $15,000. With a score of 93.55, Kyle Mack’s also pulled out the backside triple cork 1440 mute grab, putting him in second place to earn $6,000. Justin Morgan took third place and $4,000 in prize money with his stylish switch backside double cork 1260 stalefish grab and a score of 92.00.
The Monster Energy Shred Show continues on sunday with the Slopestyle, also a five star invitational on the World Snowboard Tour, and on Monday with the Boarderstyle event. Both events will run in the Nintendo Terrain Park at Whistler Blackcomb.
Tue 15 April 14, Whistler/Blackcomb, Canada
KYLE MACK WINS THE MONSTER ENERGY SHRED SHOW SNOWBOARD SLOPESTYLE AT THE WORLD SKI & SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL IN WHISTLER, BC.
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