The final day of the 2014 VÖLKL WORLD ROOKIE FINALS (WST 3 star) proved that the future of snowboarding is in good hands. The world’s best young snowboarders presented an amazing show at the snowpark Ischgl showcasing an impressive level of riding. For the first time in the history of the tour, the title of the World Rookie Champion is going to Japan conquered by Keita Inamura. 16-years old Katie Ormerod from Great Britain topped the podium in first as best Rookie girl. The contest format was judged in an overall impression – the best of three runs counts for the final ranking.