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Full Video Available!!! T-Rice Victorious At Six(6) Star Nissan X-Trail Jam; Horgmo Defends Tour Lead, Pearce Moves Into 2Nd


The young guns were unable to hold off Travis Rice (USA) in the land of the rising sun as he blew away all contenders with jaw-dropping maneuvers that sent the entire Tokyo Dome of 35 000 spectators into a cheering frenzy. His combined results from the Quarterpipe and the Big Air landed him the Title, earning him 1000 Swatch TTR ranking points alongside a large portion of the $150 000 USD prize purse. There was not an empty seat in the house for both formats, each showcasing incredible talent from top international riders while Japanese riders spiced things up on their home turf. Travis Rice (USA), Andy Finch (USA), and Kevin Pearce (USA) stood atop the podium after the quarterpipe throw down on Saturday. The playing field saw a big change for the big air as Risto Mattila (FIN) stomped his FS 1080 tail grab to beat out Rice who finished 2nd, and Mathieu Crepel (FRA) who placed 3rd. The combined results of both formats determined the Swatch TTR SIX(6)STAR Nissan X-Trail Jam Title winner, as Travis Rice took the top spot, followed by Risto Mattila in 2nd, and Mathieu Crepel taking 3rd. The crowd favourite was without a doubt, Travis Rice who landed three variations of a double cork during the night. The atmosphere is so great here! Pat your neighbour on the back! said Rice to an energetic stadium after the Big Air. Man what a session, especially this kid Danny Davis on that last run. 06/07 World Nr. 5 Danny Davis (USA) also brought his own version of a double cork to the table, impressing fans and riders alike, placing 5th overall.Big changes in the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour rankings resulted from the battle in Japan with Travis adding 1000 Ranking points to his current standing, pushing him up to World Nr. 21. Risto Mattila now sits at World Nr. 20 and Mathieu Crepel has moved to World Nr. 23 respectively. Norwegian rookie Mikkel Bang, who dominated at last weeks Nokia Air & Style in Munich with a podium finish, felt it was worth it to skip school and fly to Japan. The