Mogul medals for Summers & Graham in Sweden

Posted on December 14, 2020 by

Australian mogul skiers Brodie Summers and Matt Graham have claimed medals in Idre Fjäll, Sweden, for the latest FIS World Cup.

Summers continued his strong start to the season with a silver medal performance in the men’s event.

The 27-year-old from Brighton in Melbourne qualified for finals in 11th place, and put in an impressive first run in finals scoring 80.77 points to advance to the super final medal round in fourth place.

In the super final, Summers increased his score to 81.84 to finish in the silver medal position, 1.87 points behind event winner Benjamin Cavet of France.

 

Matt Graham then finished the year in the best possible way, winning gold in the dual mogul event.

The 2018 Olympic silver medallist had a number of impressive head to head “dual” races on the Idre course to reach the last pair of the day, before fog rolled in and forced the event to be called off due to low visibility.

Graham was set to dual home town Swedish skier Ludvig Fjallstrom for the gold, but with the final phase of the event unable to take place, both were awarded the win.

 

 

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The mogul skiing athletes will now return to Ruka, Finland, site of the first World Cup event of the season as their training base before competition resumes in late January.

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