Mack, Corning Qualify for Big Air Finals
Chris Corning (Silverthorne, Colo.) and Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, Mich.) led the way for the U.S. Snowboard Team in qualifying at the opening FIS Snowboard World Cup big air of the season at Cardrona Alpine Resort in New Zealand Thursday.
Mack, the 2018 Olympic big air silver medalist, stomped a backside triple 1440 Japan grab and a score of 90.60 for the top qualifying spot in heat one. No stranger to World Cup podiums, Corning booked his place in the finals with a backside triple 1440 melon and a 91.40 on run one in the second qualifying heat.
The finals for the first World Cup big air of the season are scheduled for Saturday at Cardrona Alpine Resort. Tune in to the OlympicChannel.com for coverage of the snowboard big air finals Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT, in the U.S.
Men's snowboard big air finals