Sven Thorgren  is the winner of today´s Air & Style Beijing 2013. The Swedish rider prevailed in a world-class superfinal of the best four riders with a Backside 1440 Mute over Sage Kotsenburg, Kim Rune Hansen and Torgeir Bergrem. From Round 1 on he showed a very high level of performance on the world´s biggest artificial snowboard ramp. His victory at the 6Star World Snowboard Tour contest in front of a total of 13,000 thousand spectators pays off with 1,000 points for the World Snowboard Tour ranking and the major share of the 100,000 US-$ prize money.

Sven Thorgren said: „Today´s victory is the biggest success of my career. It is a dream come true. Winning with a trick that I never before had landed safely, makes this win svery special form me.”

Chinese rider He Wei, the first Chinese ever to compete at an Air & Style contest, finished 15th after a good performance. In Round 2 he lost against the winner Sven Thorgren.

1.

Sven Thorgren

SWE

96,00

2.

Sage Kotsenburg

USA

92,87

3.

Kim Rune Hansen

NOR

92,00

4.

Torgeir Bergrem

NOR

83,00

5.

Mathias Weissenbacher

AUT

88,67

6.

Eric Willett

USA

85,67

7.

Halldor Helgason

ISL

81,00

8.

Tor Lundstrom

SWE

22,00

9.

Niklas Mattson

SWE

91,67

10.

Peetu Piiroinen

FIN

91,67

11.

Yuki Kadono

JPN

91,00

12.

Gjermund Braaten

NOR

84,00

13.

Emil Ulsletten

NOR

81,00

14.

Carlos Gerber

SUI

75,33

15.

He Wei

CHN

71,33

16.

Nikolas Baden

USA

59,67

17.

Tim-Kevin Ravnjak

SLO

82,67

18.

Toshiki Yamane

JPN

77,00

19.

Ethan Morgan

GER

71,33

20.

Jonas Bösiger

SUI

58,33

21.

Ulrik Badertscher

NOR

48,00

22.

Michael Roy

CAN

12,33

23.

Markku Koski

FIN

10,00

24.

Stale Sandbech

NOR

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