Julie Zogg and Lukas Mathies claim PSL Gold at Junior Worlds
What a day for Julie Zogg. After the Swiss had won Gold in the Parallel Giant Slalom at the 15th FIS Snowboard Junior World Championships, the World Cup experienced athlete also claimed the title in the Parallel Slalom and thus is the most successful participant of the event so far.
Zogg beat Cheyenne Loch (GER) in the big final after her 16-years-old rival had missed a gate and thus got disqualified. In the Austrian battle for third, Sabine Schoeffmann crossed the finish line ahead of Maria Sitzenfrei.
On the men’s side, Lukas Mathies was able to clinch his career’s first ever international title. The Austrian, who had lost the PGS finals on Wednesday, held the whip hand over Russian Dmitriy Bazanov. Germany’s Stefan Baumeister rounded out the podium as third edging off PGS Gold medalist Tim Mastnak (SLO) to fourth.
Results women: http://www.fis-ski.com/pdf/2011/SB/7177/2011SB7177RLR0.pdf
Bracket women: http://www.fis-ski.com/pdf/2011/SB/7177/2011SB7177RLRF.pdf