One of the most anticipated days on the FIS Freestyle calendar came to pass on Saturday with the first competition of the 2017/18 moguls World Cup season taking to the slopes of Ruka (FIN), where Britteny Cox (AUS) easily repeated her winning ways on the course where she scored the first victory of her career last season, and Mikael Kingsbury (CAN) made some more history with his eighth-straight victory (dating back to last season).
We’re just days away from one of the most eagerly anticipated weekends on the FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup calendar, with the first competition of the 2017/18 moguls World Cup season set to get underway on Saturday at Finland’s Ruka ski resort. Qualification and finals in Ruka goes down on Saturday, 9 Decemeber, beginning at 10:55 local time.
After the Japanese Snowboard Team had stayed for a few weeks on the Pitztal glacier, the place where the most international teams trained end of November and beginning of December, the squad headed to the North for some additional winter preparation time.
Career's first for Chines rider while the Finnish rippers takes his eleventh in icy conditions
First riders have secured their spots for the finals, some will get a second chance
After today's last official training in the superpipe of the Ruka & Pyhä Ski Resort, Local Organisers, Officials, riders and team staff are pumped to kick off things in Finland.