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Defending champion Brandon Semenuk couldn't repeat the feat this year, but still laid down a seamless 2nd run to finish just outside the podium in 4th.
Spaniard Andreu Lacondeguy fearlessly bombed down the massive drops of Virgin, Utah.
Newcomer and local boy, Ethan Nell of nearby St. George, dropped in off the massive Knoblin feature and laid down a progressive run with a flat spin on the ridgeline to claim a podium spot in his first Rampage.
Pierre Edouard Ferry
French rider Pierre Edouard Ferry floated a smooth table top on the ridgeline below the Knoblin.
Never one to shy away from Virgin's gnarliest lines, Cam Zink threw massive backflips off the step-down to the cheers of the crowd, earning his way on to the second spot on the podium.
Growing up in the flatlands of Belgium, Thomas Genon continues to defy his upbringing, excelling in the thousand vertical feet of his sixth Rampage, throwing smooth 360s down the exposed center ridgeline.
Rampage rookie Vincent Tupin was one of the first riders to drop in during the first runs of the morning, delighting the fans with an early backflip below the Knoblin.
Bend Oregon's Carson Storch couldn't repeat last year's podium finish, but whipped over the hip transfer after dropping his technical line down the new west ridgeline. It was solid enough for a top ten finish.
Tom Van Steenbergen
Tom Van Steenbergen, riding in the event alongside brother Bas, backflipped into the western ravine as the crowds roared below.
A man of many talents, Tyler McCaul's background in downhill racing, slopestyle and freeriding allows him to pursue some of the most aggressive lines in Rampage history. McCaul's descent of the Goblin feature into the new western ridgeline culminated in a massive hip and step-down backflip above the crowd, earning him a top ten finish.
Two time winner Kyle Strait's signature suicide no-hander down one of the largest drops on the course again placed him in the top ten.
In the end, Canadian Kurt Sorge combined technical tricks and fluid style to become the first three-peat winner in Rampage history.
Cam Zink, Kurt Sorge and Ethan Nell celebrate on the podium at the base of the Red Bull Rampage course before a throng of cheering fans. Over 3000 spectators filled the valley floor for Friday's final.
Cam Zink, Kurt Sorge and Ethan Nell pop the champagne bottles to celebrate another successful Rampage.