Saturday 20 April updated on 04-20-2019 at 8:06
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Saturday 20 April updated on 04-20-2019 at 8:06
Et voici les résultats de la 5ème édition :
Véritable icône du skicross et figure incontournable des Arcs, Enak (7 médailles aux X Games, 5ème au JO de Vancouver) permet à la relève du skicross français de bénéficier de son expérience et de ses conseils au cours de 4 jours de compétition placés avant tout sous le signe du plaisir !
Les 4 et 5 mars laisseront place à la formule « Open », c’est-à-dire aux enfants non licenciés, nés entre 1998 et 2001. Les qualifiés pourront ainsi participer aux Championnats de France Skicross Benjamins, le jeudi 6, et aux Championnats de France Skicross Minimes du vendredi 7.
Le GMX a donc la particularité de proposer deux étapes de Championnats de France dans une ambiance unique, à l’image d’Enak, le « Dark Lord » du skicross !
Retrouvez le programme et toutes les informations du GMX sur www.gmx-lesarcs.com.
Under the informed eye of Enak Gavaggio, our skicross icon, there are 4 days of competitions – including 2 French Championships - advice and thrills await kids born between 2001 and 2004.
Adults aren’t left out as 3 evenings are devoted to them:
- Tuesday 17 February: GMX Community Touring club, ski Touring and Skicross Competition
- Wednesday 18 February: Course open to everyone
- Thursday 19 February: Team Relay, in teams of 4 in the tracks of the GMX!
We expect lots of you like every year wearing a smile,
To find out all about the GMX programme, go to www.gmx-lesarcs.com
From 23 to 26 February, more than 470 young people, licensed by ski clubs and non licensed, gathered in les Arcs around Enak Gavaggio for the 7th GMX. The event brought together nearly 570 participants, proof that ski cross has great days ahead of it!
All the results:
|Results Courses Open 24/02 :|
1. DUFOUR Victoria (ESF 1800)
2. LORPHELIN Pénélope (ESF 1800)
3. BORDET Justine (OPEN)
4. VOZY Jade (ESF 1800)
Boys U14 :
|Boys U12 :|
1. LEFORT Amaury (ESF 1800)
2. TEIL Samuel (ESF 1800)
3. CAPEL Arthur (ESF 1800)
4. BLANC Tilio (Freeski Academy)
|Results Grand Prix France U12 25/02 :|
1. AMARD Evane (ALPE D’HUEZ)
2. LAFONT Charlotte (MEGEVE)
3. MUFFAT JEANDET Marie (MEGEVE)
4. RICHERMOZ Justine (PEISEY)
1. NAEL Matheo (ALPE D’HUEZ)
2. JEANNESSON Mateo (ALPE D’HUEZ)
3. JEAUME Raphael (VAL D’ISERE)
4. HEUDE Arthur (VAL THORENS)
|Results Grand Prix France U14 26/02 :|
1. JACQUIN Alice (COURCHEVEL)
2. PHILIPPART Clémence (LES ARCS)
3. ROSELL Clara (LES ARCS)
4. CONTAMINE Candice (MERIBEL)
1. BARNOUIN Tom (VAL THORENS)
2. RICHALET CHAUDEUR Arthur (MERIBEL)
3. ROSTOLAN Yoann (MERIBEL)
4. BOURGEOIS Charles Theo (MERIBEL)
|Matteo Trophy rewarding the best Ski Club won by l’Alpe d’Huez for U12 and Val Thorens for U14.|
Enak Gavaggio, Jérôme Elbrycht and the young people: a dynamic trio!
Enak Gavaggio, freerider and member of Team Les Arcs, former ski crosser (5th at the Vancouver Olympics, and 7 victories in the X Games), was accompanied this year by a mentor of great stature: Jérôme Elbrycht. This wheelchair wakeboard and skiing champion, gold medallist at the X Games in seated ski cross (his first entry in this competition!) in January 2016, was able to lavish advice on the young ski crossers and share some special moments with them.
Special moments with David Poisson
David Poisson (bronze medallist at the World Downhill Championships in 2013) was back again at the GMX... for a trial of strength with the youngsters! The winners of the various runs were able to take on the downhiller, who had to warm up his muscles a hundred times! In honour of this skier’s presence, a David Poisson prize has been created. The youngsters who had a brush with the safety nets received...a tin of sardines! A mischievous wink which brought a smile to everyone’s lips.
For the second year, Enak and Adrien Coirier, freerider in Team Les Arcs, had prepared a surprise for holidaymakers and locals: a race combining ski touring and skicross, in conjunction with the Community Touring Club (CTC). A brilliant success with those who skilfully blended raising the heels with raised corners!
<< A look back in pictures:
At the end of Thursday afternoon, the resort’s professionals and holidaymakers were able to face each other on the GMX course, fully intent on winning the much coveted title of «Best Team in les Arcs». 30 teams, more than a hundred adults, clashed elbows on the course. A team from ESF 1800 came in first, ahead of the piste patrols followed by a second team from ESF 1800.
Well done to all those who took part and see you next year!
An official Olympic event since 2010, skicross is one of the most looked forward to and most spectacular events in competition.
The principle of skicross is quite simple. It takes place in two phases: a qualifying phase and a final phase.
During qualifying, the competitors complete the course one by one and against the clock, in numerical order. Once qualifying is completed, it’s over to the skiers who have achieved the best times!
The competitors make a timed run over a fast and twisty piste, stuffed with banked turns, little jumps, downhill sections and rough slopes.
The skiers race each other over the course four at a time as fast as possible. The first two in each heat qualify for the next round until the final race before reaching the podium!
This 7th running of the GMX is going to be highly colourful and 4 days of competition will once again take place under the watchful eye of Enak Gavaggio, our icon of skicross.
> 1 Open Formula over 2 days (reserved for children without licences born between 2002 and 2005)
> 1 Youth Skicross Grand Prix of France Formula (reserved for children with under 11 and 12-13 with licences)
Adults are not going to be left out as 3 evenings will be devoted to them:
- Tuesday 23 February: GMX Community Touring Club, ski touring and skicross competition
- Wednesday 24 February: course open to everyone
- Thursday 25 February: Team Relay, in teams of 4 on the GMX course with the resort’s main players and at night!
As every year, we hope you will come in your numbers and wearing a smile!
You can find the programme and all GMX information on www.gmx-lesarcs.com