Magical Weekend for skiers and Andorran Catalan culminating in third place Barcelona veteran freeskier and a creditable fourth place for young local boy, Noah Albaladejo.
Undoubtedly it has been a vibrant end where the cold and snow have not eclipsed the brilliant tricks you have deployed the 16 finalists in the El Tarter snowpark. It was also a final dominated with an iron fist by the American McRae Williams, who recently won XGames in Tignes (France), who gets his first Total Fight is demonstrating that a skier to consider.
The three days of competition have been dominated by the tricks of McRae and was expected to end this afternoon continue the same vein as the qualifying sessions. Accompanying Puigdengoles McRae and on the podium is placed Frenchman Julien Poirot in second position. The notable absentee in the box and has been the Finnish rival Williams, Kalle Leinonen. The winner of the 2012 edition could not be in the final super lose control at the start of the day.
With respect to other skiers and Andorran Catalan, Ian Serra has finished the test in 6th place and Alex Parera, Carlos Roig Aguareles and Xavi have been placed in positions, 13th, 14th and 15th respectively.
Bad weather has also become a player in the test. And the constant snow and poor visibility caused the organization have opted to ensure safety by reducing the final, three to a single jump.
Puigdengoles praises the quality of the test of Tarter
Puigdengoles Juame has been very satisfied with both the result and the organizational level by demonstrating year after year Grandvalira Total Fight with: "We are extremely fortunate to have a tournament of this quality, with the desire that puts the organization and snowpark good conditioning. I hope it continues, "the Spanish which today celebrates its anniversary with this third place as a gift. "I've been preparing for this competition very motivated. This year I have not been skiing too and I feel very fortunate to be back on the podium of the Total Fight ".
Meanwhile, the winner of the race McRae Williams also wanted to highlight the great work done by the organization of Grandvalira. "The effort made by shapers is amazing. The track was very well done. Everything was perfect, "said the North American while recognizing the great form and concentration with which he has come to El Tarter.
The this year has distributed a total of 12,000 euros in prizes, including the top six: 1st € 5,000, 2nd € 3,000, 3rd € 2,000, 4th € 1,000, 5th € 500, 6th € 500.