Devin Logan atop the slopestyle Junior Worlds podium with Norway's Tiril Christiansen and Sweden's Sandra Sjaastad. (Carlo Fognini)
VALMALENCO, Italy (March 22) – Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) added to her phenomenal season with a gold medal in slopestyle Thursday at the FIS Junior World Championships. Under beautiful sunny Italian skies and a soft course Logan landed a cork 720 and linked numerous technical rail tricks for the win over Norway’s Tiril Christiansen. Her stand out competition season will wrap up April 19-22 at the AFP World Championships in Whistler BC; where she looks to take the overall World Championship title.
Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) won slopestyle gold at the Junior World Championships in Valmalenco, Italy.
At 19 years old, this will be Logan’s swan song appearance at Junior Worlds. Currently she is ranked second in women’s slopestyle and first overall according to the AFP World Ranking.
Logan also won the Snowbasin, UT Dew Tour halfpipe title.
Her winning run was a front 270 out on flat rail, to switch 540 to cork 720, to switch off on the flatdown rail, to switch on to 270 out on the final barrel rail.
Freeskiers end their season at the World Ski Invitational/AFP World Championships in Whistler, British Columbia April 19-22. This is also where Logan stands to be crowned AFP World Champion in the overall slopestyle and halfpipe rankings.
QUOTES Devin Logan It was nice and sunny and the course ended up getting super soft for finals. It was nice to see the competition step it up with some progressive run and it was a great field of girls.
I am looking forward to AFP World Championships in a couple weeks and it would be awesome to take the slopestye title. Either way I am hoping to hold onto my first place overall ranking, I’ve had a great season and I am happy no matter what.