Qualification day is over at the 2017 World Rookie Fest

Under clear blue sky, the last day of qualifiers for the male category went down today in the Mottolino Snowpark! Rookies and groms certainly had the skills to impress the judges! The 32 best riders from the heat moved forward to the Big Finals scheduled tomorrow.


Leon Vockensperger from Germany had an amazing run with the highest score of the day, winning the quali on the Rookie category. He landed cab 180 on 50-50 Frontise 360 out on the downrail, frontside 1080 tailgrab on the kicker, frontside 270 on boardslide on the last rail.


Stef Vanderweyer (Belgium) second and Davide Boggio (Italy) third. Rakim Foy from Nederland just missed out on a podium finish by 2 points. Rakim is in the Grom category, with the youngest riders of the event and he throwing down an impressive cab 270 on 270 out, backside double 1080 mute grab and blunt 270 out.


Big Final will go down tomorrow. Stay tuned for updates on the social media channels of World Rookie Tour: www.facebook.com/worldrookietour

Photo Credits by Fizza

Find all the pictures about  2017 World Rookie Fest below:
World Rookie Fest – Day 1 – Training Day
World Rookie Fest – Day 2 – Girls Quali, Male Training
World Rookie Fest – Day 3 – Male Quali

*Full result lists to be found here*



2016.17 World Rookie Tour – Calendar
South America Rookie Fest (SS) – Valle Nevado, Chile 12-14 August 2016 – DONE
Australian Rookie Fest (SS) – Thredbo, Australia 1 September 2016 – DELETED
World Rookie Rail Jam (Rail) – Modena, Italy 29-3 October 2016 – DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest (SS) – Corvatsch, Swiss 15-18 December 2016 – DONE
World Rookie Fest (SS) – Livigno, Italy 14-19 January 2017
Transilvanian Rookie Fest (SS) – Sibiu – Arena Platos, Romania 20-22 January 2017
Bulgarian Rookie Fest (SS + HP) – Pamporovo-Mechi Cal, Bulgaria 27-29 January 2017
Trentino Rookie Fest (SS) – Monte Bondone, Italy 08-12 February 2017
Indy Park Rookie Fest (SS) – Nekoma, Japan 25-26 February 2017
Rev Tour Rookie Fest (SS + HP) – Seven Springs Resort, US 09-10 March 2017
World Rookie Finals (SS+HP) –Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria 04-09 April 2017

Contacts for: registration, information and booking:
Matteo Fregni: email rookie@worldsnowboardfederation.org, phone 0039.059.9783397

If you dream to become a professional snowboarder, then your future starts from Rookie Fest!

Author: Elisa