Last weekend the best Austrian freestyle snowboarders fought it out forthe crown at “Shred Down Austrian Masters”. Fun stood in the foreground but the main goal of the riders was to bring home the title of the Austrian Halfpipe master at the official Austrian freestyle championships. The spectators saw snowboarding at thehighest level on the Seegrube in Innsbruck.Big names of the local and international snowboard scene were present andthey showed breath-taking and spectacular tricks. A special highlight wasthe legends ranking. Past winners and additional famous faces such asNando PlEtzeneder, Paul Burger and Andi Zierhut battled the young chaps.Stefan Falkeis became Austrian Halfpipe master. Julia Baumgartner won thewomen’s ranking. Johannes Handle became best rookie and Jan Michaelisfrom Germany won the legends ranking.The event is a combination of the “Shred Down Austrian Masters” Superpipecompetition (TTR 3* event) in Innsbruck (Nordpark) and the “Shred DownAustrian Masters” Slopestyle competition (TTR 3* event) in Westendorfwhere the best 3 men, best 3 girls and best 3 rookies of every “AustriaCup” tour stop fight it out for the title of the “Austrian SlopestyleChampion”. The slopestyle competition will take place from 5 March to 7March in Westendorf.The beautiful weather, chilled atmosphere and the performances of theriders made the “Shred Down Austrian Masters” Superpipe competitionspecial and unique.