Johanne Killi’s win via her qualification rankings now gives her back-to-back slopestyle victories so far in the 2022/23 season, after she claimed the top spot at the season-opener in Stubai back in November.
“Unfortunately we were a little unlucky with the weather,” Johanne Killi said once the official decision had been made to call off the women’s finals, “I’ve been here in Laax before with sunshine and soft conditions and that’s what we were hoping for, but we’re doing an outdoor sport and this is how it has to be sometimes.
“Of course, I would like to win in the finals and not just in the qualies, but also we should be able to show our best skiing and we can’t do that in these conditions. But still, I’m really happy we’ve been able to be part of this week in Laax and I hope they have the freeskiers back again next year.”
Second place behind Killi was Switzerland’s own Sarah Hoefflin, who earned her 14th career World Cup podium, while France’s Tess Ledeux earned her 15th career World Cup top-3 with a third-place finish.