The first Open Faces qualifier competition of the season started with prime conditions and a triple victory for Austria in the men’s ski category. The freeride hotspot Kappl / Paznaun served as the venue for an OPEN FACES stop for the 11th time. The freeriders met at the “Stoamandl” for the 2* FWT Qualifier and “Kapplaska” has once again lived up to its name. The rider field with 71 international starters promised to be a show.
The jury's evaluations are tight, which is evident, in the S...
Open Faces 2* FWT Qualifier Kappl-Paznaun 2024 - Winning Runs
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The important 1* FWT Qualifier and 2* FWT Junior Event took place last Saturday for the seventh time in the Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau and was a high-quality qualifier event, both in terms of the quality of the rider field and the on-site implementation.
Open Faces 2023 - 1* FWT Qualifier + 2* FWT Junior Alpbachtal - Recap
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Three premieres went down in the Open Faces books: Olivia Riedl caused cheers in the snowboard women’s category with two backflips in her competition run and both a double frontflip and a double backflip in men’s categories showed the insane level at this 1* qualifier contest.
Sebastian Kepplinger and Philipp Lanjus ensured an Austrian double victory in the category of snowboard men. Kepplinger showed a self-confident run from start to finish and delivered many jumps. Des...
Open Faces 2023 - 1* FWT Qualifier + 2* FWT Junior Alpbachtal - Winning Runs
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The 3-Star Qualifier on the legendary Quellspitze attracts every year numerous top-class riders to use the challenging face for the first important points for the qualifier ranking. This year the Quellspitze was especially challenging. Only a few days before the Junior World Championships took place on the face and the cold nights and therefore rather hard conditions really demanded the last reserves of energy from every single rider to reach the finish. With a good choice of lines, however,...