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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Results from the Orage European Freeski Open 2007

The Orage European Freeski Open 2007 was a huge success at Flims Laax Falera, Switzerland. Attracting 30 professional and 200 amateur freeskiers from 19 countries around the globe to compete in halfpipe and slopestyle competition on Crap Sogn Gion Mountain in Laax. Orage, a ski fashion wear brand, gave away a total prize purse of USD$50,000!

Despite weather forecasters predicting good weather the slopestyle competition was held in blizzard conditions. Results are as follows;

Women's Slopestyle
1st place Virginie Faivre
2nd place Ashley Battersby
3rd place Grete Eliassen

Men's Slopestyle
1st place PK Hunder
2nd place Simon Dumont
3rd place Jossi Wells

Women's Superpipe
1st place Grete Eliasson
2nd place Em Lonsdale

Men's Superpipe
1st place Jossi Wells
2nd place Simon Dumont

To watch skiing and snowboarding footage from the halfpipe and terrain park at Laax click here


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