At the final day of the DAM-X event at the Zeil- and Surfcentrum Brouwersdam the wind unfortunately never kicked in properly so the official freestyle competition had been called off by race director Tom Hartmann just around 1.00pm. We are looking back on an amazing event with great conditions and one of the most spectacular freestyle shows of the year. 36 men and 10 women were battling it out in a whole single and double elimination.
After winning also the first ever European women's freestyle champion title in 2015, Team Pryde's powerhouse from Aruba Sarah-Quita Offringa could defend her position in 2016 against her biggest opponents: Dutchies Arrianne Aukes who became second and Maaike Huvermann who got third.
Team Pryde's Belgian rider Steven Van Broeckhoven who won already four EFPT titles (2009, 2010, 2013, 2014) could once again prove that he was still on top of his game pulling another freestyle champion title in 2016. Van Broeckhoven managed to win every EFPT event in 2016 and showed his skills in very varying conditions.
French rider Adrien Bosson who has been on the hunt for the title for two years now, ended up in second place this year which means he improved one position since 2015 and stated that he intends to keep on going this way to eventually become EFPT champion.
Third place overall in 2016 was awarded to Italian rider Jacopo Testa who showed an amazing performance this season on tour. Testa became third in the EFPT Lanzarote and second at the DAM-X 2016 having his best season on tour so far.
Text adapted from EFPT.net