Japan takes it all in the halfpipe

04 April 2011 13:56

On the women side, World Cup experienced rider Haruna Matsumoto and Hikaru Ohe celebrated a 1-2 punch with Matsumoto (28.4 points) edging off her team mate with the tiny mere of 0.2 points to the second spot.

Mirabelle Thovex (FRA, 26.0) rounded out the podium as third.

On the men’s, Taku Hiraoka dominated the pipe contest claiming the best score of 28.3 points and thus the title.

Taylor Gold from the USA finished second with 24.5 points, Ayumu Nedefuji, another Japanese rider, in third (23.2).

RESULTS:

Women’s results: http://www.fis-ski.com/pdf/2011/SB/7181/2011SB7181RLR0.pdf

Men’s results: http://www.fis-ski.com/pdf/2011/SB/7182/2011SB7182RLR0.pdf