Brett Rheeder Wins Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship
Brett Rheeder is at the top of his game. Coming into the 2019 Crankworx season Brett was looking to defend his 2018 Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship and he was looking to defend by winning the Triple Crown, meaning winning all three Crankworx Slopestlye events for that year.
Brett started the 2019 Crankworx season out at Rotorua in New Zealand. Brett landed an impressive first run scoring a 93.75 that set the tone for the rest of the event. Brett went on to win the event making it his third time winning at Rotorua.
The next stop on the Crankworx tour brought Rheeder to Innsbruck, Austria. On his first run in Innsbruck, Rheeder put down a massive run landing a score in the 90's putting him into first place. It wasnt long before other rides started firing back pushing him back down to second. With the pressure on it all came down to the last run of the day where Rheeder laid down a nearly flawless run pushing him back in to first place. After two consecutive second place finishes in Innsbruck, Rheeder final claimed the podium earning him his second win of the season.
The last and final stop for this years Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship brought riders to Whistler, Canada - the largest of the three stops. Coming into Whistler, Rheeder was the crowd favorite and only needed one more win to get the Triple Crown. Rheeder had a slight boble in his run which resulted in Brett being bumped to second place missing out on the Triple Crown finish to the year. While Rheeder wasn't able to Triple Crown this year, he was however able to defend his title and claim back-to-back Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championships. This is Brett's fourth career overall Slopestyle World Championship title.
Congratulation Brett on another Crankworx FMBA World Championship!