9th QParks Freeski Tour Stop, 30/04/2017, Superpark Dachstein, Schladming-Dachstein Region/Austria Dachstein was calling:
The finals at April 30 marked both the conclusion of the QParks Freeski Tour and a dignified start of the glacier spring sessions the same time. After a contest journey all the way through Austria, Italy and Switzerland, the riders were welcomed with bluebird and a challenging pro kicker line for the final showdown. Accordingly stoked were the riders of the jam-packed setup.
QParks Tour Riders – Next Freeski Generation
At first sight, the Oakley Roof Battle was a regular contest with its usual friendly atmosphere, also having the weather on its side. From a sporting perspective, it was all about the 4.500€ prize money and the final QParks Tour points for the overall tour results. Since the best riders from all across the Alps had qualified, accordingly high was the riding level and the motivation to gain some additional points. Freeskier Sebastian Mall was stoked about the Superpark Dachstein: “Super park and nice jumps”, and impressed the judges with his kicker skills. Read more in the following.
Oakley Roof Battle – Results Freeski
Johannes Rohrmoser concluded the QParks Tour, equipped with new, stylish Oakley goggles and a plus of 400€ on his account. He was crowned as the winner of the Oakley Roof Battle and was stoked: “It was a lotta fun and the park at Dachstein glacier is awesome!” Nico Egger (AT) also had enough reason for joy, as he made it to the first place in the groms category. 21-year-old freeski lady Lisi Gram from Tyrol was also standing on the podium, she was the winner of the women’s category of the Oakley Roof Battle.
Overall Freeski – Tyrol scores thrice
There´s one thing you would recon on every single QParks Tour stop: The loyal participation of the freeskiers from the Tyrolean Ski Association. It definitely paid for them, as the overall podiums went to team Tyrol without exception. Sebastian Mall (men), Elias Wechner (groms men) and Tamara Schmid (women) received the title and the glory!
Check all highlights of the big finals in the edit above and get prepared for your next visit at Superpark Dachstein and it’s stunning conditions – Spring shred is on! The QParks Tour would like to thank all riders, sponsors and partners for a great season 2016/17!