Riders in this news : Xavier DE LE RUE
There is nothing more enjoyable than knowing your peers appreciate your performances at their real value. Xavier De Le Rue is on his way to get that recognition. In a two years period his status changed from relatively unknown freerider to one of the best big mountain rider out there. Projects he’s on and his video segment are receiving props from the snowboard scene.
The Relentless movie, Lives of the artists, premiered in London in December, with a Greenland segment filmed with Xavier received the best shooting award and special prize of the jury at the international freeride film festival in St Lary. (www.relentlessenergy.com)
On a personal level, his « Black Winter » segment in lastest Standard video has been nominated at Transworld Rider Poll award as standout performance of the year and it’s nominated for best line at Cold Smoke Award. To finish with award Xavier will be on the other side of the fence as he’s part of the jury at riders-match.com a video contest open for pro and amateur, Xavier won the pro category last year and he’s now in the jury.
Life is not all about getting award or being nominated, Xavier is leaving Tuesday 19th of January to Sochi to take part of the first comp of this year Nissan Freeride Wolrd Tour to defend his back to back freeride world champ titles and aim for a three-peat.
Sochi will happen on January 21st then Xavier will attend Chamonix stop on January 30th.
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