Anders Backe finishes 2nd at Monsterpark Invitational in Gstaad

November 10th, 2008

On the „Big Mama“ at Glacier 3000, 32 of the best Freeskiers from 8 countries competed at the Monsterpark Invitational. The event, one of the first of the season, gave riders the chance to assess their current skill level. All worked hard and gave it their best shot. Top riders and rookies alike demonstrated their true skills.

The event on the Big Mama, based on the KO system, was carried out amidst wonderful winter surroundings. The winner was Henrik Harlaut from Sweden, followed by HEAD freeskier Anders Backe from Norway. HEAD team mate Fabio Studer of Austria reached the semi finals and finished 3rd.

A lot of the spectators did not want to miss the chance to watch the event up-close. The trip to the glacier was worth it. The riders put on a spectacular show which left everyone fascinated by this unique sport.