Sven Thorgren and Celia Petrig nominated 2012 WSF World Rookie Champions
Reports, Rank, Video and Pictures from 2012 Protest World Rookie Finals in Ischgl
Sven Thorgren (SWE) and Celia Petrig (SUI) won the 2012 Protest World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Austria, and were crowned WSF 2012 World Rookie Champions with a special prize giving ceremony including live music and special guests. It was the largest edition ever of the World Rookie Finals with more than 90 riders and 20 national team.
Despite of bad weather conditions it was possible anyway to complete the event in Ischgl and to nominate the WSF 2012 World Rookie Champions. Several program variations took place to face the heavy snowfalls and low visibility conditions but at the end all the riders were able to hit 2 runs during the Rail Session on Friday, and one run in the slopestyle on Saturday.
Sven Thorgren from Sweden resulted the best male, while Celia Petrig the best girl: they won title of WSF 2012 World Rookie Champions and get amazing prizes which will support their snowboard carriers. Among the groms, the norwegian ripper Fridtjof Tischendorf resulted the male winner for the second time in a raw, while swiss Romana Petrig was the best girl. The grom champions got "Golden Tickets" to enter for free every World Rookie Tour event 2013.