19 women from 6 different nations performed today in the world longest halfpipe. In the open qualifiers the youngest as well as the experienced riders had a lot of fun and showed their skills. The best 6 ladies advanced to the halfpipe semifinals, scheduled for Wednesday.

There they will have the chance to compete with international top riders like the reining  World Champion Arielle Gold (USA) and Olympic silver medalist Torah Bright from Australia.

Tuesday’s program includes the open qualifications in Slopestyle, starting at 8.30 pm followed by the creative festival in the rocksresort from 2.30-7 pm. For all information follow the event website www.laax.com/open.

LAAX OPEN 2016: Results Qualification Halfpipe, January 18, 2016 

1 Sophie Rodriguez (FRA) 93.00
2 Kurumi Imai (JPN) 91.85
3 Nadja Purtschert (SUI) 84.14
4 Carla Somaini (SUI) 82.71
5 Verena Rohrer (SUI) 79.85
6 Sina Candrian (SUI) 75.42