X Games Aspen: Women’s Slopstyle

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Silje Norendal wins, Spencer O'Brien makes history

Norway's Silje Norendal blew away the competition to claim her second X Games gold medal in the slopestyle event, claiming victory over Jamie Anderson with the final run of the day. Watch the winning run above. 

“My rails were pretty good, and I think that really helped me,” said Norendal following the event. “It was really cool to see the progression in today’s contest. I’m just so happy I put down that run". 

Jamie Anderson's second place run:



Canadian Spencer O'Brien also made history in the event, becoming the first woman to stomp a backside 900 in competition. O’Brien put down the trick on the last jump during her second run in finals on Sunday, despite narrowly finishing outside of the podium. Watch her history-making backside 900: 
 

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