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The Australian aerials team will be keen to continue their incredible form this Friday when they compete in the Pyeongchang 2018 Test event at Bokwang Snow Park.
The winter sports story of the season has become Lydia Lassila’s return to Aerial Skiing for a tilt at a fifth Olympics after her extraordinary World Cup gold medal in Deer Valley, Utah this afternoon.
With a couple of weeks to rest and train since the last competition in Lake Placid, the men and ladies of the Aerials World Cup should be ready let fly in Deer Valley.
Being first to jump in the Aerial Skiing World Cup Final in Lake Placid didn’t phase Danielle Scott who opened up the medal round with a smooth back double full full, scoring 92 points, taking silver and moving into outright world number one after an exciting day’s competition for all the Australians.
The all-important World Cup events heat up again this weekend as the Aussies fly the flag in a host of winter sports. Snowboard slopestyle athlete Jessica Rich kicks off proceedings in Kreischberg, Austria on Friday evening at 6.45pm AEDT while Ski slopestyle star Russ Henshaw competes in Font Romeu, France from 7pm AEDT.
Australia’s Flying Kangaroos Danielle Scott, Laura Peel, Samantha Wells, Lydia Lassila and Dave Morris have arrived in Lake Placid, USA ready for the third Aerial Skiing World Cup, which kicks off with qualifying just before 7am on Sunday, January 15 (AEDT).
The winter wonderland weekend continued with a flurry of stellar results in the Aerial Skiing World Cup in China today, just a day after Danielle Scott claimed Silver.
Saturday ended how it began, with Australians on the podium, when Danielle Scott won silver in the Ladies Aerials World Cup in the season opening event in Beida Lake, China.
After two weeks of training in Ruka, Finland, Australia’s Aerial Skiing Team are ready to launch into back-to-back World Cup competitions on December 17 and 18, at Beida Lake resort in Beijing.