Progression was the key word in the Men’s Big Air contest. Maxence Parrot won with his 3rd run, nailing the Backside 1440 Triple Cork Mute – Boardslide – Backside Lipslide. This rarely seen trick was a big treat for the huge crowd in Davos.
Giving everybody a taste of his intentions in the training earlier this week, he commented on his performance: ’’I just landed the cleanest triple cork in my life and i am stoked. I learned this trick only three days ago, and I wasn’t even stressed about doing it, but when I landed it, I was shaking, and worried a little about the rail section. I am so happy it all went well and I just won the biggest contest in my life.’’ 15 year old Kyle Mack (USA) and Emil Ulsletten (NOR) joined Maxence on the podium, really challenging Maxence in the superfinal after his first run. Kyle attempted to beat Maxence with an extremely stylish Triple Rodeo Indy 1440 – Backside Lipslide – Frontside Noseblunt to Fakie, a trick never performed in a contest before.