FIS WC Big Air | El Colorado, Chile

Hey!

The first comp of the season is now done! We came to Chile with the Swedish Team two days before the practice started and we got to feel the snow just a little before it was time to hit the Big Air jump. As we were so few girls our qualification got cancelled and we went straight to finals = we got an extra day of practice (which it turned out I really needed). I felt to rusty the first few days back on snow, hadn’t really been hitting any big jumps since April and it took quite a few jumps before I started to get the feeling back.

During the comp it was the two best tricks out of three jumps that counted. I started with doing a cork 720 tail and got 76.20. On my 2nd run I did a switch 540 high safety that I felt very pleased with, and it scored great, 84.80. On my final and 3rd run I redid my cork 720 tail, didn’t get it perfect but increased my score just a little, 79.00. This gave me a total score of 163.80, and it was enough to give me the win, woohoo!

Incredibly happy to’ve been able to start the season like this! As I mentioned it’s always hard for me to get the feeling back, but this comp made me get back faster than ever before. Maybe this is the way to do it? Hi snow, hi competition.

Results:
1. Emma Dahlström – 163.80
2. Giulia Tanno – 156.20
3. Melani Kraizel – 141.20

Find all results here:
–> Ladies’
–> Men’s

Also big congrats to the other swedes, Henrik Harlaut that took the gold, and to Jesper Tjäder who ended on a nice 4th place!

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First of all, wooaw, the sunsets here in Chile are amazing! And every night it differs so much!

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Hi snow! Hi Chile!

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So good to be back skiing with this chica!

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After ski up the mtn, not to bad!

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The jump! They said it was around 18m’s and it was built by the Swedish legend David Ny!

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The Swedish crew is ready for their first WC!

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Cork 7 rev jap!

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Hi El Colorado!

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Another amazing sunset!

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My cork 720 tail from the comp!
P: Benjamin Middleton

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My switch 540 high safety from the comp!
P: Benjamin Middleton

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The full results from the boys.

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The full results from the girls.

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Me n’ Giulia was hanging out with the cheering Chilians!
P: Benjamin Middleton

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The girls podium! So happy how it turned out! Sharing podiums with friends is the best!
P: Swiss Freeski Team

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And… The boss himself, Henrik Harlaut made it to the top spot as well! What a day for us Swedes!
P: FIS Freestyle

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The boys n’ girls podium. Men’s: 1. Henrik Harlaut, 2. Fabian Bösch, 3. Luca Schuler. Ladies’: 1. Me, 2. Giulia Tanno, 3. Melanie Kraizel
P: FIS Freestyle

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After the comp we’ll stay here in Chile for another 10 days and have sessions on the jump! Here’s some shots from our sunset session on Tuesday.

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Henrik with the tail

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Got attacked by a fluffy one during our sunset sesh!

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Stay tuned for more updates from Chile!

Take care, cheers

emma-bye

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