Scott Croxall and Amanda Trunzo seal Red Bull Crashed Ice titles

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Male and female World Champions Scott Croxall of Canada and Amanda Trunzo of the United States celebrate at the tenth and final stage of the ATSX Ice Cross Downhill World Championship at the Red Bull Crashed Ice in Edmonton, Canada on March 10, 2018. –
Photographer Credit:
Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool

Fearless duo hold nerve to win Ice Cross Downhill World Championship in style.

In a dramatic finish to the 18th season of the world’s fastest sport on ice skates, Scott Croxall reclaimed the men’s Red Bull Crashed Ice title on home ice in Edmonton while Amanda Trunzo won her maiden title.

The moment when Scott Croxall of Canada became the World Champion during the finals at the tenth and final stage of the ATSX Ice Cross Downhill World Championship at the Red Bull Crashed Ice in Edmonton, Canada on March 10, 2018. –
Photographer Credit:
Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool

Canadian Croxall won his first title in 2015 and managed to fend off reigning two-time champion Cameron Naasz and Marco Dallago with Trunzo getting the points she needed to topple Jacqueline Legere.

– Skaters reached speeds up to 80 km/h around the challenging Edmonton course which measured 455m in length including a daunting vertical drop of 40m.

– Austrian Luca Dallago won the Edmonton round to close out this year’s thrilling season with Maxwell Dunne in second and former champion Kyle Croxall third.

Amanda Trunzo of the United States wins the finals of Women at the tenth and final stage of the ATSX Ice Cross Downhill World Championship at the Red Bull Crashed Ice in Edmonton, Canada on March 10, 2018. –
Photographer Credit:
Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool

– Trunzo won too to make it three wins out of four at the major rounds with Canadian Elaine Topolnisky second and France’s Sandrine Rangeon third.



– Defending champions Naasz and Legere both got knocked out in the semi-finals to lose their titles.

Marco Dallago of Austria and Cameron Naasz of the United States compete during the finals at the tenth and final stage of the ATSX Ice Cross Downhill World Championship at the Red Bull Crashed Ice in Edmonton, Canada on March 10, 2018. –
Photographer Credit:
Andreas Schaad/Red Bull Content Pool

Scott Croxall secured three podiums and a Riders Cup victory in Bloomington to edge out Naasz by 145 points.

– The 27-year-old from Ontario revealed, “I’m going to celebrate this big time. I’m excited. I’m really happy to take that world championship back.”

World Champion Scott Croxall of Canada celebrates during the Award Ceremony at the tenth and final stage of the ATSX Ice Cross Downhill World Championship at the Red Bull Crashed Ice in Edmonton, Canada on March 10, 2018. –
Photographer Credit:
Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool

 

World Champion Amanda Trunzo of the United States celebrates during the Award Ceremony at the tenth and final stage of the ATSX Ice Cross Downhill World Championship at the Red Bull Crashed Ice in Edmonton, Canada on March 10, 2018. –
Photographer Credit:
Andreas Schaad/Red Bull Content Pool
Amanda Trunzo of the United States (C) celebrates with Elaine Topolnisky of Canada (L) and Sandrine Rangeon of France (R) during the Award Ceremony at the tenth and final stage of the ATSX Ice Cross Downhill World Championship at the Red Bull Crashed Ice in Edmonton, Canada on March 10, 2018. –
Photographer Credit:
Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool

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