BAUMGARTNER DEFENDS HER TITLE AT THREE(3)STAR AUSTRIAN MASTERS
Although some poor weather conditions took its toll on the park, riders were still able to showcase their freestyle skills at the Swatch TTR THREE(3)STAR Austrian Masters in Kuehtai. For the second year in a row, local Austrian riders Julia Baumgartner was able to blow by the competition and take the Title at the NASA Austria Cup Tour finals of 2008.
photo Austrian Masters
The weather conditions became unbearable by the end of the week, resulting in organizers canceling the final, taking just the qualifications into account. Julia Baumgartner impressed the judges with huge tricks at incredible heights and now sits at Swatch TTR World No. 11. Baumgartner was crowned Austrian Master of Slopestyle 2008. Conny Bleicher form Germany finished 2nd in Kuehtai sitting at TTR World No. 17 as Aline Bock, also from Germany, finished third, resting in the TTR Top 70.
Slopestyle Results for Austrian Masters 08
1. Julia Baumgartner AUT 2. Conny Bleicher GER 3. Aline Bock GER 4. Sandy Gecek AUT 5. Diana Sadlowski POL 6. Silvi Schlereth GER 7. Silke Unseld GER 8. Nicole Sommerauer AUT/USA 8. Haller Maike GER