04/12/2010 | by Tom Copsey
With $20,000 USD up for grabs, over 160 international riders from over 20 countries are gearing up to compete in the Horsefeathers Superpark at Dachstein. Among them current Swatch TTR Tour leader, Gjermund Braaten (NOR), in attendance looking to defend his pole position. But also the likes of two-time World Rookie Fest winner, Roope Tonteri (FIN), Kevin Backström (SWE) and Seppe Smits (BEL) will be showing off their slopestyle skills. Swiss riders Markus Keller and Stephan Maurer, who climbed the rankings last weekend with good results at the 4Star Nissan Stomp-It in Modena, Italy, will try to improve their Top 50 positions even further.
There’s bound to be some changes in the women’s TTR Tour ranking as well, with reigning champ and current World No. 2, Enni Rukajärvi (FIN) and German slopestyle specialist, Silvia Mittermueller, in No. 3 getting their shred on as well – especially with current tour leader Sina Candrian (SUI) not coming to the event…
So keep posted on for more updates and check all the news on ttrworldtour.com