Switzer Wins in Austria!
Ramsau, Austria-Canadian Patrick Switzer won yesterdays Fluderer LongboardJäm 09. He was followed by Australian Jackson Shapiera in second and Sebastian Hertler from Germany in third. Hertler had won rounds one and two of the series but faced some stiff competition from the international racers.Switzer and Shapiera are both staying in Europe waiting for next weeks European Championships in the Czech Republic and the next World Cup in Eastbourne, England August 21-23.
Switzerland's Rebekka Gemperle continued her winning ways by earning the victory in Women's Downhill Skateboarding. She earned her first ever Women's Downhill Skateboarding victory two weeks ago at the Graveyard Call World Cup in Argonay, France. She now appears to be on a roll heading into next weeks European Championships.
Defending World Champion Michael Serek from Austria defeated Italians Roberto Marasca and Frederico Barboni to win the Classic Luge race. The win was Serek's second of the year in the König der Berge Cup Series and his fourth of the year. He won the World cup races in both Peyragudes and Argonay, France and is well on his way to defending his Classic Luge IGSA World Cup Series title.
The race was round #3 of the König der Berge Cup 2009 and was held on the Ramsau Skiroller track in Austria. For additional information go to www.fluderer.com
Women's Downhill Skateboarding