SNOWBOARDING EVENTS IN MAVROVO
Last weekend the national snowboard championship and the FIS cup were held in Mavrovo snowpark. Organized by snowboard club Polar and the Macedonian ski federation.
50 contestants from 6 Balkan countries, Serbia, Bulgaria, Croatia, BiH, Slovenia and Macedonia participated in the free-style snowboard cup in Mavrovo. In the same time, Macedonian snowboarders participated in the national championship.
The young Andrea Ugrinovska from Macedonia won in the Sloap-style discipline. The motivation of the 17 year old was very high who said that she has no reason to stop snowboarding until she realizes her dream, to compete in the olympics. Because the winter season is almost over, Andrea plans to get success in summer extreme sports also.
Second places in this discipline was Maja Radisic from Croatia and third place went to Stanimira Karadoceva from Bulgaria. In the men's competition, Mario Benio from Bulgaria took the gold medal while his fellow Bulgarian Locio Dimitrov was second and Nikola Vrhovec from Croatia took the bronze medal.
In the men's Big Air discipline, the Bulgarian team got the hattrick. Mario Benio first, second Locio Dmitrov and third place to Angel Harizanov. In the women's Big Air, Maja Radisic from Croatia took the gold, Macedonian Andrea Ugrinovska second and Stanimira Karadoceva from Bulgaria third.
The Macedonian national championship was also held in this discipline in which Predrag Popovic and Andrea Ugrinovska triumphed.
MD: Nice! This event provided some nice pictures.