Big Air Action on Day 1 of the Cortina SnowKite World Championships

A beautiful day 1 at Giau Pass for the Cortina IKA Freestyle & Bigair World Championships.

The day started with the skippers meeting at refuge Da Aurelio, with the head judge Ian Sleuyter offering the riders a detailed briefing on judging criteria. A short time breeze came late, but gave the opportunity for some action.

Men ski discipline hit the slopes of Giau for a Big Air session. After three attempts, Diddier Botta from France offered the best trick of the day, followed by Lorenzo Lorè Mognol from Italy and Eloi Rondeau from France. A promising first day here at Cortina 2022 freestyle contest.