Snowboarding prodigy’ Choi Ga-on (Sehwa Girls’ Middle School) won the women’s halfpipe competition at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard World Cup.Ga-on Choi won the gold medal with a score of 92.75 in the women’s halfpipe finals of the 2023-2024 FIS Snowboard World Cup held in Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA on the 17th (Korean time).Choi Ga-on, born in 2008, made his FIS World Cup debut through this tournament, and immediately climbed to the top of the podium, announcing the emergence of a new powerhouse.Choi Ga-on is the first Korean athlete to win the Ski/Snowboard World Cup in two years since Lee Sang-ho (Nexen) won the gold medal in the Alpine Men’s Parallel Giant Slalom at the Snowboard World Cup in December 2021.

Choi Ga-on, who took first place with 96.00 points in the preliminaries two days ago and advanced to the finals where the top eight competed, achieved a come-from-behind victory over Mitsuki Ono (Japan), who received 90.00 points in the finals that day.Third place was Maddie Mastro (USA) with 88.25 points.Ohno is a player who passed the preliminaries in second place and placed 9th in the finals at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, and Mastro is also a strong player who placed 4th in the preliminaries and 12th in the finals at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.Choi Ga-on was deducted points for grabs and landings in the first period, so he ranked second, 4.75 points behind Ohno.However, in the second attempt, he succeeded in a combo of 720 degrees, two rotations in the air, and 900 degrees, two and a half rotations, and received 92.75 points.In addition, she was the only female athlete to succeed in the switch back nine, 온라인카지노 which involves floating in the air in the opposite direction of travel and completing two and a half laps.

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