Keaton McCargo stands atop the podium at the Junior World Championships in Valmalenco, Italy (FIS)
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.
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
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.