Ledeux, the reigning world champ within the occasion, was beaming after her scores vaulted her into the lead within the girls’s subject. Ruud is seeking to translate his X Video games success.
The Frenchwoman soared into the lead on qualifying day on the FIS Snowboard and Freestyle Ski World Championships in Aspen, hitting a 95.00 to guide Italy’s Silvia Bertagna (94.00) and Anastasia Tatalina (93.25).
“It’s an ideal day,” Ledeux advised FIS after her qualification jumps. “We’ve lots of likelihood with the climate. The leap is simply superb. I’m very happy with me as a result of I didn’t ski throughout two months earlier than coming right here so I’m so completely satisfied to land these methods.”
The boys’s and ladies’s freeski Large Air finals will happen on Tuesday, following the snowboard Large Air last earlier within the day.
Norway’s Birk Ruud, a two-time X Video games Large Air champ and the 2016 Youth Olympic Video games gold medallist in freeski slopestyle, leads the boys.
The highest 12 males and prime eight girls have certified for Tuesday’s last, together with Gu Ailing Eileen, the Chinese language teenager who has already captured gold medals in each the freeski halfpipe and slopestyle, making her the primary freeski athlete to win a number of golds at worlds.
Extra to return.