Andri Ragettli Crystal Globe Winner Big AIR
Andri Ragettli comes back from a knee injury and wins the Crystal Globe Big Air after placing 3rd at the World Cup Big Air event in Quebec, Canada. Birk Ruud took 2nd place in the overall rankings.
Coming back to competing after a knee at the X Games 7 weeks ago, Andri was able to return to the podium and take 3rd place at the World Cup Big Air in Quebec City, and also secure his career’s third FIS Freeski crystal globe. Andri Ragettli gathered 220 points in three contests, taking victory in Cardrona and scoring two third places in Modena and now in Quebec City.
Andri's other FIS Freeski titles came in slopestyle in 2016 and 2018.
Andri Ragettli " I visualized exactly this moment over and over again! And now here I am and made it to reality! Proud about myself, 7 weeks after my injury I am back on the worldcup podium! Exactly one week ago I was not sure If I will compete at quebec worldcup! And now I am Big-Air overall worldcup champion! Thats my 3rd crystal globe whaaatttt!! For everyone out there always believe in your dreams! Don't let anyone tell you you can’t! Thanks to the doctors, physios, family, manager, coaches, fans and ofcourse Swiss Freeski Team And congrats to everyone!! "
Birk Ruud finished the big air World Cup season in the second place overall with 172 points.