The 4Star Nissan Stomp-It went down this weekend in Modena, Italy where Gerome Mathieu (FRA) took home his first 4Star TTR title. Set in anshow more urban environment outside the convention halls of the Skipass tradeshow, the event had a great turnout despite the challenging weather conditions. Mathieu took home 8000 USD and 500 TTR ranking points for his first place win, local Italian rookie Marco Grigis took second place and third went to Jaakko Ruha (FIN), who also received the 2000 USD and the “Styleman” title with his Frontside 900 Indy.
Swiss riders, Stephan Maurer who placed 4th and Markus Keller who took 5th place, put on a show in the finals for the Italian crowd. Maurer was attempting to land his huge Double Backflips 180's and Keller went for the Double Corks after landing a Double Backflip. With these results both have moved up into the TTR Top 100, placing them into a great position for the up and coming winter season. Keller said “I am planning to join the whole tour and bring home solid placements for all seven TTR results in order to go for the World Championships!” The TTR/WSF World Snowboarding Championships are going to be hosted in Oslo, Norway 2012.
Next on the Swatch TTR Tour is the 4Star Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam in Austria in two weeks time and in December the 6Star Oakley and Shaun White present Air & Style Beijing will be gathering the superstars of snowboarding in China. For full event results, news, videos and updates keep your eyes glued to the http://www.ttrworldtour.com website.show less