Birk ruud. Birk Ruud of Norway takes men’s ski big air for his first X Games Aspen gold 2019-12-02

Birk Ruud wins his first World Cup Slopestyle Seiser Alm

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Riding on a strong score from his triple 1620, Ruud upped the ante with a clean switch dub 14 tail on his last jump, posting a respectable 38. Top qualifier Alex Hall put down his dub 12 seatbelt japan-and-tail grab clean on his first hit, but struggled to do the same with his switch 14. Freestyle Skiing highlights: The medal winners of Lillehammer 2016: Lillehammer 2016 highlights: Discover more about Lillehammer 2016:. Saturday night he finished sixth in the eight-man field. After the 2016 injury he started to see a sports psychologist.

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Birk Ruud's first run was enough to guarentee gold in this closely contested event, with Alexander Hall claiming silver to push British hopeful Cal Sandieson out of the medals. Ruud exploded into a triple 16 mute to lead off the second round, earning a 47 and a solid shot at the podium. Riding on a strong score from his triple 1620, Ruud upped the ante with a clean switch dub 14 tail on his last jump, posting a respectable 38. Goid medalist Birk Ruud, left, of Norway and silver medalist Alex Beaulieu-Marchand of Canada chat Saturday night during the big air finals. Ruud exploded into a triple 16 mute to lead off the second round, earning a 47 and a solid shot at the podium. I am fresh on the team but I love the product already from day one in Australia this year.

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Of the three jumps, two need to be absolutely flawless for a chance at the podium. Goid medalist Birk Ruud, left, of Norway and silver medalist Alex Beaulieu-Marchand of Canada chat Saturday night during the big air finals. He won Aspen silver in both big air and slopestyle last winter and could very well get that first gold at Buttermilk on Friday. Oscar Wester was feeling comfortable in the second-place qualifying position with a switch double misty 14 mute and a forward double cork 14 tail until young Norwegian competitor Birk Ruud, buoyed by the energy of his hometown crowd, stomped a huge triple cork 1620 mute on his third jump. Besides accommodating those with girthy foot sizes, the Lupo Ax 120 boasts a 120-flex rating, tech inserts, a new hike mode mechanism that allows for a 67-degree range of motion and a fully customizable liner.

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Birk Ruud Wins 2019 X Games Men's Ski Big Air

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Oscar Wester was feeling comfortable in the second-place qualifying position with a switch double misty 14 mute and a forward double cork 14 tail until young Norwegian competitor Birk Ruud, buoyed by the energy of his hometown crowd, stomped a huge triple cork 1620 mute on his third jump. The 18-year-old skier from Norway unseated Swede Henrik Harlaut for the second consecutive X Games competition Saturday night, winning the Buttermilk event in his second appearance in Aspen. The 2018 big air gold medalist, Sarah Hoefflin of Switzerland, took the bronze medal while Sildaru finished fourth and American Maggie Voisin finished fifth. Over the course of two jam sessions, judges determined the winners using a unique format: a combined score of two technical tricks and one style trick. The second trick posted the highest single score of the qualis, a 47. Looking to improve the score on his nose-butter 16, he again whiffed the grab—and just like that, Birk Ruud found himself bringing home an X Games Gold medal for Oslo. He won bronze in the 2017 event after the injuries, but was fifth last year.

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Birk Ruud Wins 2019 X Games Men's Ski Big Air

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Departing Oslo, the group connected to the world famous Flåm Railway in Myrdal to explore the local ski touring before departing to Bergen. Why do you like being a part of the Völkl team? Slopestyle Finals: Saturday, 12:30 p. He won bronze in the 2017 event after the injuries, but was fifth last year. Why do you like this ski? In this episode he goes to the Milan City Big Air and there is a pro model shades giveaway. I like to try and be different, I am a bit restless and I like shiny stuff 16. Bråten won the battle for best score on a switch double 14, as expected, then strategically opted for a safety trick on his second hit, with a double cork 1260 tail about as clean as they come.

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Future Goals and Plans and Ambitions I want to push myself to be the best in my sport, so the plan is to work hard and have a lot of fun on the way. The leftside 1600 triple-cork run, which is four-and-a-half rotations and three flips, was a bit soft, he said. How long have you been riding for Völkl? In other words, perfect timing for an X Games Big Air, right? Tanno, with the biggest single jump score on her dub 10 but still needing a second trick to round out her score, decided against sending her switch 900 again on her third and final jump, calculating instead that a switch 540 could be enough for the win. Left blasting away with an eye on the podium were Birk Ruud, Christian Nummedal, Fabian Bösch, Øystein Bråten and Henrik Harlaut. Freestyle Skiing highlights: The medal winners of Lillehammer 2016: Lillehammer 2016 highlights: Discover more about Lillehammer 2016:. This time around, Norway X organizers scrapped their March time slot, as well as slopestyle and halfpipe, in favor of a slimmed-down event in May with a focus on just three crowd favorites: Skateboard Street, and Ski and Snowboard Big Air.

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Birk Ruud of Norway takes men’s ski big air for his first X Games Aspen gold

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We also check out his biggest highlight from last season at the Nine Royals where he was the first person in the world to landed a Quad Cork 1800. This time around, Norway X organizers scrapped their March time slot, as well as slopestyle and halfpipe, in favor of a slimmed-down event in May with a focus on just three crowd favorites: Skateboard Street, and Ski and Snowboard Big Air. Superpipe Finals: Sunday, 7 p. Yet despite this extra wiggle room, riders have far fewer chances to land their best tricks. Left blasting away with an eye on the podium were Birk Ruud, Christian Nummedal, Fabian Bösch, Øystein Bråten and Henrik Harlaut.

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Birk Ruud wins Men's Ski Big Air gold

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Top qualifier Alex Hall put down his dub 12 seatbelt japan-and-tail grab clean on his first hit, but struggled to do the same with his switch 14. What age did you start skiing? I was relaxed and comfortable. The 21-year-old from Park City will be a contender in both contests this week at Buttermilk. Favorite Place to ride Breckenridge 9. How do you train to keep in shape for skiing? Her attempt prior, Gremaud landed a double-cork 1260 with two grabs — a safety grab and a tail grab — to get in that silver medal position. The uncertainly and the pressure going into the day made it a very emotional day for Markus as he had been striving towards taking the title throughout the whole season. Ferdinand Dahl took an unfortunate spill on his first jump, a beautiful double bio 1080 safety, getting surprised by the abrupt transition at the bottom of the landing.

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Birk Ruud wins his first World Cup Slopestyle Seiser Alm

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This episode takes a close and personal look into how this happened, his story from past, to present to now looking to the future goals. Tweaked it a little bit, added a little bit of sausage flavor to it. Just pulled it out when it counted. Mostly the videoblog will be about skiing competitions and training but also school, events and private life. Judging by the smiles on their faces, we will be seeing more of them outside the park in the future. What do you use this ski for? He was one of a few competitors who fell victim to the tighter dimensions of this scaffolding Big Air jump.

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