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The 16th annual Zurich was a hit despite the weather. 28,000 freestyle fans gathered at the Landiwiese to cheer on their freestyle superstars. Victory went to Gjermund Bråten in snowboarding, Henrik Harlaut in freeskiing, Dany Torres in FMX and Sandro Dias in skateboarding.

The entire FMX and skateboarding contests were shifted to Sunday due to heavy rainfall. Of the top 4 contenders in the FMX final, it was last year's FMX champion, Danny Torres, who grabbed the title for a second time. The Swiss French Mat Rebeaud had to settle for second place: «Of course, it would have been nice to switch places with Dany, but I'm quite happy with second place.» The crowd’s favorite, Sandro Dias, dominated in skateboarding. The Brazilian impressed with a remarkable consistency, incredibly high airs and perfect alley oop 540°s. «My last win at was back in 2008. The audience here always did such a good job of cheering me on, so I really wanted to finally win again this year. I was pretty nervous and decided lean on the side of caution – and it went perfect, I'm on cloud nine!» says Dias.

FMX Top 3
1. Dany Torres (ESP), 96.25
2. Mathieu Rebeaud (SUI), 94.25
3. Libor Podmol (CZE), 93.00

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