The ladies’ event Mathilde Gremaud reached for her second of back-to-back victories of the North American tour after coming on top of the slopestyle World Cup event last week at Mammoth Mountain. On Saturday the Swiss skier dominated the ladies’ competition in Quebec City with her right rodeo 900 safety and a switch left cork 720 mute for a combined scored of 178.00 points.
“It’s pretty nice to wrap up those last two weeks with another win,” said Mathilde Gremaud, “Everything turned out exactly the way I was hoping for so I’m really, really happy.”
Kea Kuehnel | Kea Khünel
The second place on the day went to Kea Kuehnel, who was celebrating her 28th birthday on Saturday. The German lady grabbed her second podium of the 2018/19 season with a right bio 720 safety and a left cork 720 double tail for a total score of 160.50 points.
Canadian rider Elena Gaskell rounded out the ladies’ podium in third with 158.00 points for her left 900 tail and a switch left 900 mute. With her third place finish on the day Elena Gaskell also wrapped up the big air World Cup season on top of the ranking, winning the big air title and the crystal globe with 210 points after three competitions in 2018/19.
“If you told me at the beginning of the season that I was going to win the crystal globe, I would not believe it,” said Elena Gaskell, “I’m just out of words right now, but I’m really happy to win it in my home country, while also landing on the podium in front of this amazing crowd in Quebec.”
Mathilde Gremaud finished the big air World Cup season just behind Elena Gaskell in second with 200 points, while Kea Kuehnel came in third with 140 points.