Estonia's Kelly Sildaru takes her second gold at X Games Aspen 2017 in women's ski slopestyle. (photo: ESPN)

European Skiers Dominate X Games Big Air

Aspen, CO – European skiers dominated the X Games big air events on Saturday night in Aspen. British skier James Woods won gold in a tiebreaker over Sweden’s Henrik Harlaut, and Kai Mahler of Switzerland took bronze in the two-scores-count format.

Breckenridge, Colo.’s Bobby Brown had the best finish for the Americans, finishing just outside the medals in fourth. Brown put down a left triple cork 1620 mute and a left triple cork 1440 high mute.

Estonia's Kelly Sildaru takes her second gold at X Games Aspen 2017 in women's ski big air. (photo: ESPN)
Estonia’s Kelly Sildaru takes her second gold at X Games Aspen 2017 in women’s ski big air. (photo: ESPN)

The women’s ski big air featured an all-Euro podium as well, as German skier Lisa Zimmermann won gold, X Games slopestyle winner Kelly Sildaru of Estonia took silver and Giulia Tanno of Switzerland earned bronze.

Maggie Voisin, of Whitefish, Mont. and Devin Logan, of West Dover, Vt., were the top American finishers for the ladies, taking fifth and sixth, respectively.

OFFICIAL RESULTS
X Games Aspen
Aspen, CO – Jan. 28, 2017

Men’s Ski Big Air

Rank Name Top 1 Top 2 Top 3 Top 4 Best 2
1 James Woods 46.00 42.00 41.00 37.00 88.00
2 Henrik Harlaut 46.00 42.00 41.00 27.00 88.00
3 Kai Mahler 42.00 39.00 31.00 27.00 81.00
4 Bobby Brown 40.00 36.00 29.00 26.00 76.00
5 Elias Ambühl 38.00 36.00 30.00 24.00 74.00
6 Klaus Finne 35.00 32.00 28.00 25.00 67.00
7 Luca Schuler 12.00 12.00
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Women’s Ski Big Air

Rank Name Top 1 Top 2 Top 3 Top 4 Best 2
1 Lisa Zimmermann 47.00 38.00 34.00 31.00 85.00
2 Kelly Sildaru 42.00 42.00 41.00 35.00 84.00
3 Giulia Tanno 41.00 41.00 35.00 32.00 82.00
4 Kaya Turski 47.00 29.00 18.00 14.00 76.00
5 Johanne Killi 39.00 35.00 32.00 13.00 74.00
6 Emma Dahlström 35.00 34.00 29.00 28.00 69.00
7 Maggie Voisin 32.00 26.00 20.00 16.00 58.00
8 Devin Logan 32.00 23.00 21.00 20.00 55.00

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