Big Tricks Give David Wise and Jen Hudak the Advantage in Freeski Pipe Prelims

In front of a hometown crowd, Salt Lake City, Utah-native Jen Hudak threw out a winning run that included a flawless 900 and a huge 720, for a top score of 91.00. Finishing in second was Dover, Vermont’s Devin Logan, who earned a score of 87.75 and following in third was Brita Sigourney of Carmel, Calif. with an 87.50.

The top five finishers will advance to tomorrow’s Women’s Freeski Superpipe Finals joining Dania Assaly.

1. Jen Hudak – 91.00
2. Devin Logan – 87.75
3. Brita Sigourney – 87.50
4. Rosalind Groenewoud – 85.00
5. Keltie Hansen – 80.75

Highlighting the men’s freeski superpipe prelim was David Wise of Reno, N.Y., who threw out a huge double cork 12 for a winning score of 95.00. Canadians Justin Dorey and Mike Riddle followed with second and third place finishes, earning a score of 92.00 and 90.00, respectively.

The top nine finishers will advance to tomorrow’s Men’s Freeski Superpipe Finals joining Kevin Rolland, Simon Dumont and Thomas Krief.

1. David Wise – 95.00
2. Justin Dorey – 92.00
3. Mike Riddle – 90.00
4. Tucker Perkins – 86.75
5. Duncan Adams – 84.75
6. Josiah Wells – 83.25
7. Matt Margetts – 81.50
8. Benoit Valentin – 79.25
9. Byron Wells – 76.00