FREERIDE WORLD TOUR - 2009
DUCROZ & ENDERUD FREERIDE WORLD CHAMPIONS!
BARKERED 2nd IN OVERALL STANDINGS!
Freeride World Tour 2009 came to an end with an amazing fourth stage
and grand finale: the Nissan Xtreme - Verbier. Frenchman Aurélien
Ducroz, a Dynastar skier, became the 2009 Freeride World Champion with
a incredible victory on the Bec des Rosses.
Barkered, the Swedish Dynastar skier who won in Squaw Valley, took
2nd in the Verbier Xtreme and as well as 2nd place in the overall
Freeride World Tour.
In the women's competition, Norwegian Dynastar skier, Ane Enderud, dominated and became the Freeride World Champion.
last but not least, Raphi Gillioz, a Swiss Dynastar skier from
Verbier, took 3rd at the Verbier Xtreme -- just behind Reine and
athletes, on Legend skis filled the podium in Verbier and won 2 World
Champions titles! Congratulations to our athletes and thank you for
your commitment, your passion, performance and true talent.
2009 FREERIDE WORLD CHAMPION & WINS VERBIER XTREME!
Ducroz lead the overall standings before the stage in Verbier, brought
honor to his "Golden Bib" with a historic run. The windblown Bec des
Rosses face, with 55° slopes, was tougher than usual. Aurélien, on his
Legend Pro Rider skis chose a really challenging line.
his podiums at the Nissan Russian Adventure (2nd) and the Nissan Tram
Face in Squaw Valley (3rd), Ducroz was victorious in Verbier. Like his
winning run in 2006, he revealed his mastery and ease on such steep
slopes. Very emotional at the awards ceremony, Aurelien claimed his
spot as the discipline leader. After 3-years, he finally clinched the
World Champion Title that he truly deserves.
2nd IN VERBIER XTREME & WORLD FREERIDE TOUR OVERALL STANDINGS!
the men's competition, Reine Barkered (SWE) surprised us all this
season with his win in Squaw Valley. He concluded the competition with
a run packed with lots of quick jumps. The win in Squaw plus his 2nd in
Verbier put him in second place in overall standings of the 2009
Freeride World Tour -- just ahead of his compatriot Sverre Liliequist,
who won in Sochi.
WINNER VERBIER XTREME & FREERIDE WORLD CHAMPION!
by her entire family who came all the way from Norway, Ane Enderud,
chose a creative line with impressive jumps. Thanks to her victory in
Verbier, she took her first Freeride World Champion title just ahead of
Marja Persson (SWE) and Jess McMillan (USA), who were all on the podium
of the Nissan Xtreme - Verbier.
RAPHI GILLIOZ, 3rd IN VERBIER XTREME!
Gillioz (SUI), Verbier mountain guide and head of the ski patrol in the
Mont Fort area mesmerized the huge crowd that gathered at the Col de
Gentianes to admire the 14th edition of this legendary competition. By
choosing the central line, of which he alone knew the secrets, he
climbed to the third step of the podium.
filled the podium! Great results and exciting for the Mont Blanc
brand that is a pioneer in freeride ski development; a brand fully
commited to the freeride discipline and a reference in the ski industry
with the Legend series.
Xtreme Verbier and Freeride World Ranking 2009
-1 Aurelien Ducroz (France), skis Dynastar Pro Rider, Lange ski boots
-2 Reine Barkered (Sweden), skis Dynastar Pro XXL, Lange ski boots
-3 Raphy Gillioz (Switzerland), skis Dynastar Pro Rider, Lange ski boots
-1 Ane Enderud (Norway), skis Dynastar Exclusive Pro Rider , Lange ski boots
-2 Marja Persson (Sweden)
-3 Elyse Saugstad (USA)
Overall Freeride World Tour Standings :
-1 Aurelien Ducroz Dynastar-Lange (France)
-2 Reine Barkered Dynastar-Lange (Suède)
-3 Sverre Liliequist (Suède)
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