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FMB WORLD TOUR
Swatch Rocket Air Finals - Photos
Apr 13, 2013
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Ray Samson and Ramon Hunziker head to the top of the drop in ramp for their qualifiying runs. The scenery in Thun is incredible - check out the castle in the background.
Mehdi Gani looks down for directions during a tailwhip 360 over the hip in qualifiers.
Brett Rheeder with a huge 360 on the first stepdown. This angle gives an accurate perspective of just how large the opening move really is.
Pavel had some bad luck and didn't make it to the finals.
Antoine Bizet, seen here tossing a flip whip, was back in action after being on the injured list for the last few months.
Max Fredrikson throws a big double whip during qualis.
Anton Thelander had his best event in his career so far with a fourth place finish.
Sam Pilgrim's final run was executed perfectly, and included this 360 downside whip.
Sam gives the cameras a gap-toothed thumbs up.
The podium: Sam Pilgrim 1st, Martin Soderstrom 2nd, Brett Rheeder 3rd, Anton Thelander 4th, and Sam Reynolds 5th.
Sam Pilgrim was all smiles after taking the win at the Swatch Rocket Air
Getting the party started with champagne showers.
Cheers to the completion of another FMB World Tour event. FISE Slopestyle, the first Gold level event of the season is coming up on May 11.
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(Apr 13, 2013 at 18:00)
Sam Pilgrim is badass. That is all.
(Apr 13, 2013 at 18:26)
wish it was some pictures of Sam Pilgrim's superflip! it was so steezy! well deserved 1st place!!
(Apr 13, 2013 at 18:06)
The step down is just absolutely insane
(Apr 14, 2013 at 12:05)
The camerman that took Rheeders step down shot looks like he was standing on something high and it still looks massive!
(Apr 13, 2013 at 20:44)
I love how they put hay down on all the features, like, "Meh, just put some f*ckin hay on it and it will be okay."
(Apr 14, 2013 at 5:32)
Better than landing on concrete no?
(Apr 14, 2013 at 17:14)
(Apr 13, 2013 at 22:45)
It Should Be:
Rider Best Run in Total Tricks Points
Pilgrim 2 15 91.0 1
Soderstorm 2 15 81.3 2
Rheeder 2 13 79.0 3
Reynolds 2 13 77.3 4
Godziek 1 3 76.0 5
Thelander 1 9 78.7 6
(Apr 14, 2013 at 4:44)
Comeone guys, I konow Rheeder did some crazy shit, but I can't undesrstand why did he get such a good score? I mean, yes he rides well, but there were many better runs from other riders(Reynolds, Thelander) the same thing happened in Vienna, where Genon had much better run but Rheeder won anyway. Maybe I just don't like his style of riding and can't see it, but for me judges like him for some reason and without insane run he's still so high in ranks
(Apr 14, 2013 at 6:06)
More tech tricks, throwing in lots of barspins etc. Barspinning on to the on/off for example rather than just straight airing on to it like everyone else.
(Apr 14, 2013 at 6:26)
(Apr 15, 2013 at 0:08)
because he's doing most tricks both ways, for example 360 barspins and flipwhips.
(Apr 13, 2013 at 18:16)
well done flying metal crew, but you def. need a bigger location
(Apr 15, 2013 at 1:05)
If you're going to hire Eye Candy, at least make it sweet. It's like they just dragged a couple of 'ladies' from Great Yarmouth Sea Front!!
(Apr 13, 2013 at 21:50)
Rheeder, man i tell ya this guy is building more and more momentum... watch out FMB!!!
(Apr 13, 2013 at 22:52)
rheeder has great improvement since last year. But Pilgrim..this man was so insane..he's above everyone.. if semenuk going just for 5 event in the calendar it will be easier for pilgrim to take 1st ranking in FMB world tour 2013. surely
(Apr 14, 2013 at 8:51)
The only problem for sam will be chatel and rampage, he has the more typical slopestyle events in the bag. Hope he beats semenuk though
(Apr 14, 2013 at 22:23)
^YOU TAKE THAT BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(Apr 14, 2013 at 23:29)
his frontflip step up was absolutely insane!
(Apr 14, 2013 at 12:49)
them girls look shit
(Apr 19, 2013 at 4:02)
Sam Reynolds always gets the trophy girls!
(Apr 13, 2013 at 17:59)
This is a big win for pilgrim ...he really deserved it
(Apr 15, 2013 at 7:29)
Those are some seriously haggard looking ladies.
(Apr 14, 2013 at 5:27)
Video or it didn't happen
(Apr 13, 2013 at 20:05)
(Apr 13, 2013 at 18:16)
He is just the best so far....
(Apr 13, 2013 at 19:48)
Sam pilgram champ fo sho the rest of the judging idk
(Apr 13, 2013 at 17:58)
(Apr 13, 2013 at 18:07)
It's cra cra
(Apr 13, 2013 at 18:08)
Canada Revenue Agency?
(Apr 13, 2013 at 18:15)
Canada Rocks America!
(Apr 14, 2013 at 11:56)
Yes it does!!!
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