American champion Rob “The Marquis” Messel put up two magnificently smoopth and Zen-like performances and got the highest points to earn the title in front of audience of 3000 people at the Rotuaari Square in Oulu. It was his third trip to Oulu. Australia´s Alex “Jinja Assassin” Roberts got close with his explosion of energy. Frederic “French Kiss” Reau came in third place by playing traditional, technical air guitar.

Air Guitar World Championships Results:
1 Rob Messel – The Marquis (USA) 34.7
2 Alexander Roberts – Jinja Assassin (AUS) 34.3
3 Frederic Reau – French Kiss (FRA) 33.4
4 Nanami Nagura- Seven Seas (JPN) 33
4 Will Herndon – The WizAIRd of Rockenroll (USA) 33
6 Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson – Rock Thor Jr. (ISL) 32.7
6 Patrick Culek – Ehrwolf (GER) 32.7
8 Zachary Knowles – Ichabod Fame (CAN) 32.4
9 Shota Monden – SHOW-SHOW (JPN) 32.2
9 Keisuke Nagatsuka – Keisuke the Entertainer (JPN) 32.2

Congratulations and many many thanks to all performers in Dark Horses and World Finals!

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Air Guitar World Championships

21.–23.8.2019 / Oulu, Finland