The 8 ladies got the party started on Friday night in the classic big air jam format with the new overall impression twist to it. It was one hell of a show with plenty of dubs, loads of style, and some NBDs for a few of the competitors.
How it's judged, as explained by X Games:
1 heat of 16 athletes in a 50-minute jam session, with approximately 3 runs per athlete. Riders are ranked 1-16 based on overall impression. Judges will rank competitors throughout the contest. Top 5 advance to Final to meet 2019 medalists. Places 6-16 eliminated from further competition.
3rd Place - Sarah Hoefflin
2nd Place - Mathilde Gremaud
1st Place - Tess Ledeux