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Although the enjoyment of the European fans of this sport was interrupted due to the covid 19 this year there were great victories for the Españoles.

Historic podium for Aymar Navarro in the FWT final in Verbier with a huge line of 86.33 points.

 

Aymar Navarro adds a new goal in his sporting career with a historic podium in the Grand Final of the Freeride World Tour, world off-piste skiing. This took place on Tuesday, March 21 on the slopes of the Verbier ski resort (Switzerland).

He completed an imposing descent with a huge double jump at the top of his line, staying true to his style and without succumbing to pressure. Perfect technique, line choice, fluidity and power were some of the attributes valued by the judges who gave him a total of 86.33 points, placing the skier in third position on a podium completed by Wadeck Gorak and Kristofer Turdell.

These were Navarro’s words about his historic third place: “I can’t ask for more today. I’ve always been confident that I had a World Cup podium in my legs, and to get it in a place like this, which I consider the Mecca of freeride, is a real pride”.

Freeride World Tour 2021 champions

Sweden’s Kristofer Turdell won the classification and fourth place in Tester and achieved the first position in the Ski Men ranking. Aymar, meanwhile, ends the season as seventh in the world. In Ski Women, the winner was Switzerland’s Elisabeth Gerritzen in Verbier.

In men’s snowboarding, Frenchman Victor De Le Rue won the FWT21. While in women’s snowboarding, Marion Haerty had the perfect season, winning four world championship titles, a historic milestone without a doubt.

In Snowboarding Queralt Castellet doesn’t get off the podium, and takes 2 medals: bronze and silver.

 

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After winning bronze at the Snowboard World Championships in halfpipe, Queralt Castellet climbed the podium again, this time for the silver medal in the second and last event of the World Cup, also held in Aspen (Colorado, United States).

The season, marked by COVID-19, reduced the World Cup from the usual five or six events to only two, with the latter being held in Aspen, California instead of Mammoth.

At TranSport we are proud of the work done by Queralt and her two well-deserved medals, demonstrating once again that women are capable of achieving anything they set their minds to. We also congratulate Aymar Navarro for her historic podium and we wish her continued success in her professional sports career.

¡Congratulations!