Freeride World Tour Champions are crowned in VerbierThe four winners in Verbier become World Champions
The Swatch Freeride World Tour finished at the weekend and the winners in Verbier were crowned world Champions.
The winners in the Ski category were Swedes Reine Barkered and Christine Hargin. The title of Snowboard Freeride World Champion went to Frenchman Jonathan Charlet and American rider Maria DeBari.
Eight and a half thousand people turned up to watch the final event of the Tour live in Verbier and 40 000 logged on to the live stream.
British snowboarder James Stentiford, the only Brit ever to be invited onto the Tour, did not compete in Verbier but still finished in tenth place overall.
So the final standings in the Freeride world Tour are :
1. Reine Barkered (SWE) - 2012 World Champion
2. Drew Tabke (USA)
3. Aurelien Ducroz (FRA)
1. Jonathan Charlet (FRA) - 2012 World Champion
2. Ralph Backstrom (USA)
3. Flo Orley (AUT)
1. Christine Hargin (SWE) - 2012 World Champion
2. Angel Collinson (USA)
2. Eva Walkner (AUT)
1. Maria DeBari (USA) - 2012 World Champion
2. Margot Rozies (FRA)
3. Shannan Yates (USA)