James claims record third halfpipe world title

Australian snowboarding ace Scotty James has taken out an unprecedented third consecutive halfpipe world title in Utah.

A year to the day since James led the Australian team into the PyeongChang Winter Olympics opening ceremony, the Victorian blew his competition away with an unbeatable early run at Park City.

Golden boy: Victorian Scotty James celebrates after winning the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the freestyle ski and snowboard world championships in Utah.

Golden boy: Victorian Scotty James celebrates after winning the men’s snowboard halfpipe final at the freestyle ski and snowboard world championships in Utah.Credit:AP

After winning gold in 2015 and 2017, the win cements James as the only man to claim three world championships in the event.

During his first run, the PyeongChang bronze medallist scored a whopping 94.25, which remained unobtainable for his rivals throughout the finals.

Источник: Theage.com.au

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