Despite Saturday’s capricious weather conditions, Markus Keller from Switzerland finished his contest day on top of the podium. With an excellent performance in both Big Air and jib line, he advanced to the finals held in Quarterpipe. Thanks to his versatility in all 3 formats, he was able to beat the Norwegian Henning Marthinsen and Sweden’s Nils Arvidsson in a spectacular Quarterpipe battle.
Today, the 32 semi-finalists get yet another chance to put on a great show for the crowd in Crans-Montana during the ‘SWATCH Get High’ contest. A total of 10,000 US dollars will be split amongst the most skilled quarterpipe riders.

With his 17th place in the Ticket To Ride (TTR) World Snowboard Tour FIVE(5)STAR competition, young Russian Iouri Podladtchikov, from Zurich, has accumulated enough TTR Ranking points to now claim the TTR World Nr 1 spot.