http://mpora.com/videos/fyRiy1a4d Some snowboard royalty of yesteryear descended onto the Red Bull Nanshan Open; Ingemar Backman, Scotty Whitlake and Michi Albin were in China to judge at the event, now in its tenth year. Current TTR leader Roope Tonteri was there to throw down, looking to glean some more precious points from the 5-star event.
Finnish shredder Juuso Laivisto t0ok 1st place with tricks that, while not exactly drawer-moistening, were solid. Both regular and switch backside 900s got stomped, and there was a cheeky method to be had off the pole feature.
If you enjoyed that but are already hungry for more (it’s to be expected – after all, the comp was Chinese), then check out the 2nd and 3rd place runs below: