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Down to the Wire

Photograph By Mirja Geh/Red Bull

On the FWQ tour this year, Lentsch was placing steadily in the top 10 but hadn't claimed a victory or secured his spot on the FWT for winter 2015. So it all came down to the FWQ in Obergurgl, Austria. "My last hope was the competition in Obergurgl," Lentsch says. "According to the ranking at that time I knew that I had to win the event ... After giving it some thoughts I decided to just go for it try to choose a winning run. Stomp or crash, that was my attitude."