Scotty Bahrke takes ninth in World Cup aerials
MONT GABRIEL, Quebec and#8212; Scotty Bahrke of Tahoe City took a season-best ninth place to lead the U.S. Team in FIS World Cup Cup aerials action Saturday in Quebec.
Newly-named Olympian Matt DePeters (Hamburg, NY) was 11th while Jaime Myers (Boise, ID) was 15th among women to demonstrate America’s depth of aerial talent.
World Cup overall points leaders Anton Kushnir (Belarus) and Li Nina (China) both expanded their leads in the men’s and women’s standings, respectively, with victories.
DePeters will head back to Park City to join the remainder of the Olympic Team for final training sessions before heading to Vancouver.
2010 Freestyle Cup
Mont Gabriel, QC – Jan. 30, 2010
1. Anton Kushnir, Belarus, 263.55
2. Guangpu Qi, China, 236.97
3. Renato Ulrich, Switzerland, 215.42
4. Christian Haechler, Switzerland, 213.58
5. Thomas Lambert, Switzerland, 211.27
9. Scotty Bahrke, Tahoe City, CA, 176.33
11. Matt DePeters, Hamburg, NY, 106.92
23. Nevin Brown, Streetsboro, OH, 62.21
1. Li Nina, China, 200.57
2. Shuang Cheng, China, 184.88
3. Assoli Slivets, Belarus, 181.08
4. Elizabeth Gardner, Australia, 160.78
5. Shuangfei Dai, China, 157.44
15. Jaime Myers, Boise, ID, 70.40
22. Allison Treleaven, Fort Wayne, IN, 51.47