Olympic silver medalist Jaelin Kauf led five U.S. Freestyle Ski Team women into the top 10, finishing third in Saturday’s FIS Freestyle World Cup dual moguls in Chiesa In Valmalenco, Italy.
“It was a good day for Jaelin, and a good day for the whole team,” said U.S. Freestyle Team World Cup Coach Riley Campbell. “Everyone skied really well and Jealin set the standard, just skiing like a savvy veteran.”
In the small final, Kauf defeated teammate Kia Owens, who unfortunately crash, but is OK, to grab the final podium spot. Owens finished fourth, with Hannah Soar finishing seventh, Tess Johnson eighth, and Olivia Giaccio in 10th. Elizabeth Lemley was 13th.
For the U.S. men, Cole McDonald was the top finisher in sixth. Dylan Walczyk was 11th, Brad Wilson 12th, and Nick Page was 14th.
Up next, the FIS World Cup Freestyle moguls season wraps up in Megeve, France, March 18-19 with an individual moguls competition under the lights on Saturday, March 18, and a final dual moguls competition on Sunday, March 19.