A great achievement from Ian Mattioli In Copper Mountain (USA) for the third major snowboarding competition valid for the 2022-2023 World Cup. 16-year-old Azraq (born in 2005) stunned everyone in his debut among the greats in this discipline with a score of 160.00 (earned with 94.75 in the second round and 65.25 in the third). Finished an impressive third. For Italy, it is the first ever podium in this type of racing.
Just Norwegian Marcus Cleveland The first with 184.25, and the junior American Chris Corning the second with 172.50. Fourth, Dutchman Nick van der Velden, with a score of 147.50 e The fifth is very good, Emiliano Lauzzi With 131.00 (it arrived by virtue of 74.25 from the first heat and 56.75 from the third heat).
Mari Fukada was victorious in the women’s competition. The Japanese scored 155.75 points thanks to 81.50 from the first half and 74.25 from the second, thus imposing herself on American Hayley Langland second with 151.50, and the other Japanese Miyabi Onitsuka third with 149.75.
With today’s success, Cleveland has gained eight spots and is now third in the overall rankings for figure skating in the air, behind American Chris Corning, second with a score of 160, and Valentino Joselli (now absent), first with a score of 164. Canada’s Jasmine Bird and Japan’s Rera Iwabuchi (both absent from today’s race) remained in the lead with 160 points. The third is the Japanese Kokomo Murase (the sixth day), with a score of 122.
Photo: La Presse
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