Deer Valley Aerials - Xindi Wang leads Chinese podium in last event before Beijing 2022; Laura Peel takes dominant win
With World Cup leader and favourite for Olympic gold Maxim Burov absent, Wang capitalised to finished clear of compatriots Longxiao Yang and Sun Jiaxu in Utah to tune up for a tilt at home gold at Beijing 2022. Peel, meanwhile, landed an outstanding brilliant back full-full-full with close-to-perfect form to take victory by a huge margin.
Jiaxu Sun of Team China in third place, Xindi Wang of Team China in first place, and Longxiao Yang of Team China in second place, celebrate on the podium after competing in the Men’s Aerials Final during the Intermountain Healthcare Freestyle Internationa
Xindi Wang led a Chinese clean sweep in the final men's aerials World Cup event before the Winter Olympics, while Laura Peel claimed the women's event in Deer Valley.
With overall freestyle World Cup leader Maxim Burov having skipped the last two events, Wang took the victory by 10.05 points from compatriot Longxiao Yang with Sun Jiaxu making it an all-Chinese podium.
Burov, who had won the first four events of the season, still leads the way with 400 points, 134 clear of Sun with China providing five of the top seven in the standings.