Fri. Feb 22nd, 2019

GB’s Woods wins gold at slopestyle world championships

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Woods finished fourth at the Winter Olympics last year

British skier James Woods won gold in the men’s slopestyle event at the World Championships in Park City, Utah.

Woods won with a score of 86.68 on his second run in difficult, windy conditions in the US.

The gold is Woods’ first at the World Championships, following on from a silver he won in 2013 and bronze in 2017.

Norway’s Birk Ruud took silver while American Nicholas Goepper finished third.

Ruud finished 1.28 points behind Woods with a score of 85.40 while Goepper scored 85.18 on his third and final run.

The medal was Great Britain’s third of the Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard World Championships following Charlotte Bankes’ snowboard cross silver on Friday – Britain’s first World Championship medal in snowboarding – and Izzy Atkin’s bronze in the big air on Sunday.

James Woods: British skier wins gold in slopestyle world championships in Utah

British skier James Woods won gold in the men’s slopestyle event at the World Championships in Park City, Utah. Woods won with a score of 86.68 on his second run in difficult, windy conditions in the US. The gold is Woods’ first at the World Championships, following on from a silver he won in 2013 and bronze in 2017.

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