CLAUDIA FLIRI (AUT) WINS THE INTERGIRLACTIK - FINAL WOMEN'S TTR EVENT ON TOUR9.04.2007
By: TTR press office
Supported by sunny Spring conditions, Claudia Fliri (AUT) won her first Ticket To Ride World Snowboard Tour contest at the last all-girl Tour stop, TTR THREE(3)STAR Slopestyle event, Intergirlactik, at Les 7 Laux, France, 4th-7th April, 07.
The last scheduled stop on the Women’s TTR World Snowboard Tour 06/07, Intergirlactik ended the Women’s 3-6 STAR Calendar with a 25-girl line-up of Europe’s finest female freestylers. Saturday’s Finals brought out a field of 10 best qualifiers and 8 invited riders to a best-of-two-run format 18-rider Final at Les 7 Laux’s H05 crew-shaped Slopestyle park.
In a fun contest that showcased women’s creative snowboarding, it was Claudia Fliri (AUT) who impressed the judges most, her best run included a clean frontside 720 on the big kicker, followed by a backside 360, nose-grab on the hip and a 50/50 180 out on the uprail. Fliri (AUT) claimed 550 TTR Ranking Points and ends her TTR 06/07 season at the World Nr 19 spot on the Women’s TTR World Ranking List presented by Swatch.
An overjoyed Fliri (AUT) stated, “It was pretty great. It was sunny and soft snow. The park was good and the kickers were nice. I like to ride TTR events and feel happy that I get to win an event at the end of the season. I’m stoked!”
Vicci Miller (GBR) claimed 2nd place through a solid backside 360, cab 540, frontside board-slide on the kinked rail, 50/50 180 out to finish the season one ranking spot above Fliri (AUT) at TTR World Nr 18. Lisa Filmoser (AUT) stomped a big 540 frontside tail-grab, a Cab 540, a mute grab on the hip, finishing with a 50/50 on the rail to win her a podium 3rd and ends the Tour as TTR World Nr 20.
Two further TTR points-earning TWO(2)STAR events for rookie girls take place later this month. The Men’s TTR Calendar closes with TTR THREE(3)STAR Slopestyle event Snickers Classic & Popcorn Wallride, Saas-Fee, Switzerland, 19th-22nd April, 07.
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TTR: Wendy Woo - press (at) ttrworldtour.com / www.ttrworldtour.com
Event: Marion Crepet - marioncrepet42 (at) aol.fr / www.intergirlactik.com
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