We were all waiting for this video... it's online now! Kevin Rolland and Xavier Bertoni'shold up at the European Winter X-Games in Tignes. Watch the backstage of this historical victory with Kevin, Xavier and their famous coach Greg Guenet. Congrats to the french riders again!
Yesterday night, Kevin Rolland won the first ever European X-Games in Tignes. Local hero Xavier Bertoni took the silver medal.
Kevin Rolland went into the final in third place after last night’s elimination. Xavier Bertoni, came in second. The halfpipe was huge and Kevin was in fire in front of 17,500 screaming fans. His final run was composed by with insane tricks at insane heights. Just amazing.
We are all waiting for the next Follow US episode coming very soon (maybe tonight)!
Let's have a look at Kevin's winning run.
photos: Louis Garnier
After the exhaltation of contests, Kevin Rolland and Xavier Bertoni take a break at home. Kevin goes back to his original passion, the Moguls! Then he goes for a nice freeride session at home with Julien Regnier and Chris Booth. Finally Xavier and Kevin meet the french crew at Val d'Isère for a huge snowpark session. Check it out!
A beautiful video with feeling and a perfect recognition after a lot of work and trainings.
Congratulations and thanks to share with us your addiction.
What an outstanding performance for both French riders from the Rossignol Team. Kevin took control of the event by doing 3 double rotations, swiping 95 points, making it impossible for other riders to surpass his performance.
Xavier, takes third place in the finals, with a solid run.
What a night for Kevin and Xavier as the two best friends took the podium together. The friendship between these two riders gave each one the drive and confidence to succeed in last nights competition
Congratulations guys and thanks to Greg for the coaching. It was imperative that the riders were strong both mentally and physically to succeed in such a competition.
Well done and see you soon for new adventures.
Take a look at the 95 point run that put Kevin in first place:
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