Julia Marino, shown here competing at Mammoth earlier this season, earned her fourth X Games medal of the season in Norway on Saturday. (USSA)
HAFJELL, Norway (March 11, 2017) – Julia Marino (Westport, CT) earned her fourth X Games medal of the season, taking silver in big air at X Games Norway on Saturday.
Marino has been on fire in 2017, and she stomped her way to her second medal of the week after earning bronze in slopestyle on Friday night. She used her signature combination—a Cab double underflip and backside 720 to earn an overall score of 65. Marino was the slopestyle gold medalist and big air bronze medalist at her rookie X Games appearance in Aspen in January.
Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) was the only other American lady in the field; she finished sixth. Local girl Silje Norendal won gold for Norway and Austria’s Anna Gasser earned bronze.
For the men, Brock Crouch (Mammoth Lakes, CA) was the only American to make the big air final. He finished eighth in his first X Games big air final with a backside triple cork 1440 and Cab 1260 nose.
Jules Marino earned silver. Her overall score was 65: Cab double underflip (41) and backside 720 mute (24).