Aerials: Chinese take three podiums at home


World Cup aerials competition continued in Adventure Mountain, China toady with the home team protecting their turf. Three of the six podium spots went to Chinese jumpers.World Cup aerials competition continued in Adventure Mountain, China toady with the home team protecting their turf. Three of the six podium spots went to Chinese jumpers.

Yesterday’s competition saw only one Chinese woman in the top ten. Today, they shook off the jitters to put two on the podium and five in the top ten. They were led by Shanshan Zhao with a winning score of 201.63, following her was teammate Nina Li in second. Australian Lydia Lassila, yesterday’s winner, got back on the podium in third.

The men, whose event was cancelled to due to high winds yesterday, were given the green light to take flight today. Alexei Grishin of Belarus took the top spot with a score of 249.25. China’s Ke Li took second with 244.52 and Canadian Warren Shouldice grabbed third with 238.90.

The top American athletes were Jeret Peterson in tenth for the men and Emily Cook in 13th for the women.

For full men’s results click here.

For women’s results click here.

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