Mountainwatch | Press Release
Following the current situation concerning COVID-19, the Grand Finale of the Freeride World Tour 2020 and all Qualifier and Junior events have been cancelled.
Verbier, Switzerland — Friday March 13th 2020: Due to COVID-19 and the new measures put in place by the Swiss government today, we are sorry to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Verbier Xtreme, as well as all Junior and Qualifier events for this winter season.
The situation surrounding COVID-19 is evolving rapidly, and the priority of the Freeride World Tour before everything else is to insure the health and safety of its fans, athletes, team and their peers.
The World Champions will be discerned from the current 2020 season rankings which will remain as they currently stand.
We would like to thank all of the athletes, fans, and staff for this incredible season. Stay up to date with all the latest news on Freerideworldtour.com and on our social channels.
Based on the current rankings the 2020 World Champions are: Men’s Ski – Isaac Freeland (USA); Women’s Ski = Arianna Tricomi (Italy); Men’s Snowboard – Nils Mindnich (USA); Women;’s Snowboard – Marion Haerty. Australia’s Michaela Davis-Meehan is runner up in the women’s snowboard, a great result in her rookie season. Check out the final 2020 rankings here.