“I’m so happy, I did my best riding this competition and I’m so glad I won.” — Kokomo Murase
SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (PRWEB)
20 March 2022
We already have a new champion! monster energy congratulations Kokomo Murase On winning her first place in the women’s snowboard slopestyle at the Audi SnowJam in Spindleruv Milin, Czech Republic. In the official World Cup event sanctioned by the International Ski Federation (FIS), the 17-year-old from Gifu, Japan, scored a major victory. She is now ranked first in the FIS World Cup slopestyle and has won the Crystal Globe in the overall women’s park and pipe rankings.
As the final event of the FIS World Cup season, the Audi Snowjam was contested for the first time in five years from 16–19 March. The competition at the popular resort inside Kraknosse National Park offered one of the last chances to collect points towards winning the coveted Crystal Globe trophies of the 2021/22 season.
Scoring points is exactly what brought Monster Energy’s Murase to the Czech Republic. The young Japanese ripper joins the competition to finish first on the FIS World Cup slopestyle leaderboard in a tie with Canada’s Laurie Blauin on 160 points. This was his chance to make it the commanding lead.
And he did! On the creative downhill course, Murase worked the jump to the 900 backside with a Switch backside boardslide pretzel, the Cab 720 Mute Grab, the Lipslide Pretzel the Kicker Rail, and a giant frontside 1080 Lien Grab. On 89.25 points, she finished 13.00 points ahead of the next contestant for a major victory.
“I’m so happy, I did my best riding this competition and I’m so glad I won,” Murase said.
Following Saturday’s win at Spindleruv Myelin, Murase now tops the 2022 FIS Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Rankings with 260.00 points, 86 points ahead of second-placed Jasmine Baird. With another contest, Murase also commanded an unbeatable score of 396.00 points in the Women’s Park and Pipe overall World Cup standings. The Japanese Ripper has secured the Crystal Globe Trophy of the season, leading the next contestant by 122 points.
Will Murase claim the slopestyle trophy too? Stay tuned for the final World Cup of the season next weekend in Silvaplana, Switzerland, from 25-27 March.
Ahead of this weekend’s World Cup, Murase won a bronze medal in the women’s snowboard big air at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. At the age of 13, she made history by becoming the first girl to land 1260 double corks in competition at the X Games Norway 2018 and became the youngest Winter X Games athlete to win a gold medal.
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