Birk Ruud Wins His Second X Games Big Air Gold, Alex Beaulieu-Marchand takes the SILVER!
Its GOLD And SILVER for the team at the Big Air XGames event in Aspen.
Birk Ruud at 18 years old is a rising star, having won the XGames Big Air in Norway last season he now wins his 2nd XGames GOLD.
The level of skiing was extremely high amongst all the riders. Birk Ruud stood out from the crowd landing two different tricks, a rightside double cork 1620 tail-to-tail grab and a switch left triple cork 1620 safety. He was joined on the podium by fellow MDV team rider Alex Beaulieu-Marchand, who landed a switch left triple cork 1440 bow-and-arrow to octograb and a switch right triple cork 14 safety. James Woods took the Bronze medal with a switch right triple 1440 octograb and a left triple cork 1620 safety.
Photos: Luke Allen @norfreeski