Freestyle Programs

Keaton McCargo takes Junior Worlds Win

by
Amanda Revman
2013-03-28 19:45
 

VALMALENCO, ITALY (March 27) – Keaton McCargo (Telluride, CO) won gold in moguls at the Junior World Championships in Valmalenco, Italy. The tough conditions and steep course lent itself to McCargo's strengths as a consistent skier. Fellow U.S. athlete Kaitlyn Harrell (Westminster, CO) earned the third place spot. U.S. athletes will stick around for the dual moguls event on Saturday.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • U.S. athlete Keaton McCargo (Telluride, CO) earned the top spot Wednesday at Junior World Championships in Valmalenco, Italy
  • McCargo threw a 360 on the top air and a back lay out on the bottom air
  • Junior World Championships are an important event for athletes aged 17 and under
  • Fellow U.S. athlete, Kaitlyn Harrell (Westminster, CO) took third in the event
  • McCargo's strong skiing earned her, her first World Cup starts this season
  • Dual moguls kick off on Saturday March 30th
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QUOTES
Keaton McCargo
I didn’t expect this win at all but i'm very, very happy with the way the day turned out. Valmalenco is a great place to ski it's really pretty and the site was really great so i'm walking away super happy.