Audi Nines Contest Day- Birk Ruud 2nd Mens & Silvia Bertagna 3rd Ladies
The 11th edition of the celebrated freestyle event concludes another successful mission of launching the world’s best skiers and snowboarders into the stratosphere. Team rider Birk Ruud took 2nd in the Mens Big Air concluding a very successful season and Silvia Bertagna took 3rd place in the ladies.
Mission accomplished: the 2019 edition of the Audi Nines has delivered a full payload of stellar snowsports action for another year. The legendary freestyle progression session wrapped up a week’s worth of next-level action on Saturday in Sölden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria, as the invited skiers and snowboarders provided a final spectacle during the Contest Day that won’t be forgotten anytime soon.
After a week of riding the Audi Nines' one-of-a-kind features for film and photo shoots, the invited riders were more than ready to throw down in Saturday's Big Air contest. The result was easily the most impressive display of skiing and snowboarding seen yet at the Audi Nines, with an extremely high level and multiple tricks never seen before in competition. In front of a crowd of several thousand at Sölden's Tiefenbach Glacier,
In First place Mens Big Air team riders Birk Ruud from Norway took 2nd place behind : Elias Syria from Finland.
In the Ladies Silvia Bertagna placed 3rd behind Johanne Killi in 1st and Elena Gaskell in 2nd.