WATCH: Feeling the pressure atop the Bec des Rosses in Verbier

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 23, 2011 11:14 am

Even the best skiers and snowboarders on the planet get nervous before skiing or riding in an event.  Especially one as legendary and steep, exposed, gnarly and intimidating as the Bec de Rosses in Verbier where the Freeride World Tour held their final event of the year.  Only a select few of male and female skiers and boarders were invited to partake in this event.  This video takes a look at the competitors on top of the venue just before they are going to make their way down it’s formittable slopes.  But first, here is a list of the overall Tour winners in their respective categories.  A bonus video is second and it features the best of footage with cilff hucking, steep chutes, ridge lines and good tunes.  These are amazing videos and these are amazing athletes.  Enjoy….

FWT 2011 Final Ranking

SKI MEN

1. Aurélien Ducroz (FRA) – World Champion
2. Samuel Anthamatten (SUI)
3. Jérémy Prévost (FRA)

SNOWBOARD MEN

1. Mitch Tölderer (AUT) – World Champion
2. Flo Orley (AUT)
3. Xavier de Le Rue (FRA)

SKI WOMEN

1. Janette Hargin (SWE) – World Champion
2. Angel Collinson (USA)
3. Janina Kuzma (NZL)

SNOWBOARD WOMEN

1. Anne-Flore Marxer (FRA/SUI) – World Champion
2. Liz Kristoferitsch (AUT)
3. Ursula Wohlschlager (AUT)                                           Visit freerideworldtour.com for videos, pictures and much more

            

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