|Check out the video of the 2013 French Fries Rookie Fest in Avoriaz, France. 72 young snowboarders from 11 nations all over Europe and North America, competed at the second edition of French stop of the World Rookie Tour to get their qualification for the Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Austria.|
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The Rookies contest for 15 to 17 years old riders, happened on Saturday at the "Arare Snowpark" and Norwegian Marius Bakken resulted the winner, followed on the podium by Swiss talent Jonas Bφsiger and Swedish ripper Anthon Bosh. The best trick of the day was a double back flip by the Swiss Lou Staub who was awarded with a "Guettho Blaster" byPioneer! Among the Rookie girls, French got both first and second place with Lucile Lefevre and Agathe Le Cornec, while the third place went to Nathalie Silkstone from England.
Sunday saw the Groms contest for under 14 years old riders at the "Chapel Snowpark". The best rider of the day resulted Steff Vandeweyer from Belgium, followed by his team mate Flor De Laat. Third on the male grom podium the French rider Sacha Moretti. Among the grom girls Chloe Sillieres from France was first, second Thalia Larochaix and Ayla Thidling third from England.
All the podium riders in each category (Rookie girls and boys, Grom boys and girls) are qualified for the Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Austria, from 3 to 7 April 2013.
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2013 World Rookie Tour Calendar
Transilvania Rookie Fest Arena Platos, Romania 4.6 January 2013 2*TTR // DONE
WSF World Rookie Fest Livigno, Italy 12.16 January 2013 2*TTR // DONE
French Fries Rookie Fest Avoriaz, France 9.10 February 2013 2*TTR // DONE
Trentino Rookie Fest Monte Bondone, Italy 14.17 February 2013 2* TTR // DONE
East Rookie Fest - Czech Republic - New date and location: Rejdice, 22.24 March 2013 - 2*TTR
Indy Park Banzai Rookie Fest Nokoma, Japan 19.20 March 2013 2* TTR
West Coast Rookie Fest Tahoe, California 22.24 March 2013 2* TTR - CANCELLED
Volkl Rookie Finals Ischgl, Austria 3.7 April 2013 3*TTR
Shooting + Camp Val Senales, Italy 24.28 April 2013 Shooting & Training Camp
Australian Rookie Fest Thredbo, Australia August 2013 2* TTR
South America Rookie Fest Valle Nevado, Chile August 2013 - 2* TTR
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