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December 2009, Innsbruck
Winner: Marco Grilc

Photograph By Courtesy Air & Style

Trick: Switch backside double cork 1080
The return to Bergisel saw the return of the original "straight jump" format, and likeable Slovenian Marko Grilc -- a late replacement for an injured Sebastien Toutant -- was a hugely popular winner. He beat fellow heavies Peetu Piroiinen, Andreas Wiig and Iouri Podlatchikov in a shootout final that was as exciting as it gets.