108 Rookies from 18 different Nations took part at the World Rookie Finals in Ischgl (AUT). The World Rookie Finals is the last battle of the largest and greatest youth snowboard series in the world.
The 12 years old, Kokomo Murase from Japan won the overall girl competition of the World Rookie Final. The young Japanese destroyed the snowpark with backside 360 tailgrab and frontside 720 on the jumps, followed by a frontside air to fakie and a cab 180 to boardslide on the jib obstable.
Isak Ulstein from Norway is the 2016 World Rookie Champion thanks to an incredible run consisting of a frontside 1080 fs grab and a backside 1080 mute on the jumps, a backside rodeo 540 tailgrab on the spine and 270 to boardaslide 270 out on the jib section.
Beside the contest, the participants will have the fantastic opportunity to live a unique experience with a bunch of entertaining side activities: Insect Snak Workshop by Snak Insect, First Aid and Gummi Love Workshops, and Longboard Do it yourself Workshop by Ruffboards.
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