Chinese Freestyler dominate Freeski & Snowboard Halfpipe Contest | Winter Games New Zealand 2019

Competitors brought their A game to the finals of the FIS Australia New Zealand Cup Freeski & Snowboard Halfpipe presented by Cardrona Alpine Resort at the QRC Winter Games NZ, fuelled by Forsyth Barr today.
The judges had their work cut out for them all day long with competitors pushing their limits to earn their spot on the podium. Halfpipe judging criteria is based on trick variety, difficulty and execution as well as the amplitude a competitor can gain above the wall of the 22ft high pipe.
The skiers were the first to drop in to superpipe with the 10 men and eight women each taking three runs and their top score deciding the final results.


Freeski Women
1. Eileen, CHN
2. Valeriya Demidova, RUS
3. Zoe Atkin, GBR

Freeski Men
1. Bingqiang Mao, CHN
2. Cassidy Jarrell, USA
3. Jaxin Hoerter, USA

Snowboard Women
1. Xuetong Cai, CHN
2. Shaotong Wu, CHN
3. Leng Qiu, CHN

Snowboard Men
1. Yiwei Zhang, CHN
2. Ziyang Wang, CHN
3. Chaeun Lee, KOR

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