Olympic gold medalist Chris Lillis, and Olympic bronze medalist Megan Nick took home U.S. titles Sunday night in front of a crowd of more than 1,000 fans at the Toyota U.S. Aerial Freestyle Championships at Bristol Mountian, New York.
“It was a lot of fun,” said Lillis, who won with a double full full to defend his U.S. title. “I’m stoked for what the future holds at Bristol we had almost 1500 ticketed people in the crowd!”
This was the second time that Bristol has hosted the U.S. Aerial Freestyle Championships. Sunday’s event was scheduled to take place on Jan. 31, 2021, however, it was rescheduled due to snow conditions.
Lillis posted a score of 100.46 to take the win. Connor Curran was second, and Derek Krueger was third.
Nick posted a score of 86.62 to earn her first U.S. title. Kaila Kuhn was second, followed by Ashley Caldwell in third.