ASPEN, Colo. — Megan Oldham of Parry Sound, Ont., won Winter X Games gold in women's freestyle big air Friday.
Oldham became the first woman to land a triple cork, which she did on her third of five runs to score a perfect 50.
Her best two runs scored a combined 91 points in the eight-athlete final on Buttermilk Mountain.
Tess Ledeux of France was second with 90 points, while Kirsty Muir of Scotland was third with 85.
The 21-year-old Oldham took silver last year in Aspen and placed fourth at the Olympic Games in Beijing.
Olympic champion Eileen Gu of China did not compete in the event Friday.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 28, 2023.
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