Devin Logan flies high to finish sixth during the big air final at the X Games Saturday night. (Getty Images/The Denver Post-RJ Sangosti)
ASPEN, CO (Jan. 28, 2017) – European skiers dominated the X Games big air events on Saturday night; Bobby Brown (Breckenridge, CO) had the best finish for the Americans, finishing just outside the medals in fourth.
In the two-scores-count format, Brown put down a left triple cork 1620 mute and a left triple cork 1440 high mute. British skier James Woods won gold in a tiebreaker over Sweden’s Henrik Harlaut and Kai Mahler of Switzerland took bronze.
Maggie Voisin (Whitefish, MT) and Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) were the top American finishers for the ladies, taking fifth and sixth respectively. German skier Lisa Zimmermann won gold, Kelly Sildaru of Estonia took silver and Giulia Tanno of Switzerland earned bronze.
Up next for U.S. Freeskiing at X Games is women’s slopestyle on Sunday morning.
U.S. Freeskiing pro slopestyle team Bobby Brown was fourth. His two best tricks scored 76: Left triple cork 1620 mute, Left triple cork 1440 high mute.