18.02.2012 – Wildhaus, the resort of the canton of St. Gall, welcomed the second qualifying round of the LADIES FIRST CHALLENGE – the first Swiss ski and snowboard „freestyle“ tour reserved for the girls. About 30 riders of all of Europe were present. The Swiss girl Carla Somaini won the competition in the category snowboard.
The level of this second competition of the LFC was very high. In snowboard the judges were really impressed by the winning run of Carla Somaini on the lign of jumps. The young 20-year old snowboarder from Zurich has sent a big Back 360° teil grab and Front 540° underflip. She received 900 francs . With a beautiful Back 360° and a Front 540° very neat, Celia Petrig of Trachslau was on the second step of the podium with a reward of 400 francs. Cindy Kälin of Gross completed the podium (Cab 540°, Back 360°) with 200 francs in her pocket.
1. Carla Somaini
2. Celia Petrig
3. Cindy Kälin
4. Verena Rohrer
5. Anaïs Cettou
March 23 : Leysin (VD) : Last qualifying round for the final
March 24 : Leysin (VS) : Final of the LADIES FIRST CHALLENGE 2012
For full results, photos and information check: ladiesfirstchallenge.ch