Freestyle skiing at the 2022 Winter Olympics – Men's big air

The men's big air competition in freestyle skiing at the 2022 Winter Olympics was held on 7 February (qualification) and 9 February (final), at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing.[1] This will be the inaugural freestyle skiing men's big air competition at the Olympics. Birk Ruud of Norway became the Olympic champion, Colby Stevenson of the United States won silver, and Henrik Harlaut of Sweden bronze. For each of them, this was the first Olympic medal.

Men's big air
at the XXIV Olympic Winter Games
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg
VenueBig Air Shougang,
Beijing
Date7, 9 February
Competitors31 from 13 nations
Winning points187.75
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Birk Ruud  Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Colby Stevenson  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Henrik Harlaut  Sweden
2026 →

At the 2021–22 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup, only two big air events were held before the Olympics. Both were won by Matěj Švancer, who was followed by Alex Hall in the ranking. Oliwer Magnusson is the 2021 world champion. Andri Ragettli is the 2021 X-Games winner.

QualificationEdit

A total of 30 athletes qualified to compete at the games. For an athlete to compete they must have a minimum of 50.00 FIS points on the FIS Points List on January 17, 2022 and a top 30 finish in a World Cup event or at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships 2021 in either big air or slopestyle. A country could enter a maximum of four athletes into the event.[2]

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

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Rank Bib Order Name Country Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Notes
1 5 4 Birk Ruud   Norway 94.50 50.50 93.25 187.75 Q
2 3 1 Alex Hall   United States 87.00 90.75 89.50 180.25 Q
3 8 7 Oliwer Magnusson   Sweden 88.00 89.25 84.00 177.25 Q
4 19 17 Henrik Harlaut   Sweden 93.00 83.50 42.00 176.50 Q
5 4 2 Colby Stevenson   United States 83.75 90.50 56.00 174.25 Q
6 17 29 Christian Nummedal   Norway 92.25 77.25 79.25 171.50 Q
7 24 22 Tormod Frostad   Norway 90.00 81.25 42.00 171.25 Q
8 6 25 Mac Forehand   United States 77.75 92.00 79.00 171.00 Q
9 25 26 Javier Lliso   Spain 90.25 80.50 79.50 170.75 Q
10 30 16 Leonardo Donaggio   Italy 90.25 70.25 80.25 170.50 Q
11 20 30 Evan McEachran   Canada 81.75 88.50 39.75 170.25 Q
12 13 24 Jesper Tjäder   Sweden 34.75 91.75 78.25 170.00 Q
13 15 21 Édouard Therriault   Canada 83.50 42.00 84.50 168.00
14 2 3 Andri Ragettli   Switzerland 89.75 78.00 20.75 167.75
15 7 14 Antoine Adelisse   France 79.50 66.00 83.75 163.25
16 23 12 Ben Barclay   New Zealand 81.00 78.25 84.50 162.75
17 9 18 Fabian Bösch   Switzerland 81.00 80.75 22.50 161.75
18 21 10 Finn Bilous   New Zealand 73.75 68.75 82.00 155.75
19 12 31 Ferdinand Dahl   Norway 12.00 72.50 77.50 150.00
20 18 13 Max Moffatt   Canada 83.00 64.00 61.00 147.00
21 29 19 Daniel Bacher   Austria 75.00 56.75 69.00 144.00
22 14 15 Nick Goepper   United States 78.25 49.50 21.75 127.75
23 11 9 Kim Gubser   Switzerland 15.25 79.75 41.50 121.25
24 27 6 Hugo Burvall   Sweden 47.25 55.25 46.00 101.25
25 26 8 Colin Wili   Switzerland 77.50 18.75 20.75 98.25
26 1 5 Matěj Švancer   Austria 61.75 27.75 25.50 89.50
27 31 20 He Jinbo   China 45.25 36.75 49.00 85.75
28 22 28 Thibault Magnin   Spain 41.25 21.75 38.50 79.75
29 28 11 Simo Peltola   Finland 49.75 41.75 72.00 72.00
30 16 27 James Woods   Great Britain 27.50 26.50 32.25 59.75
31 10 23 Teal Harle   Canada 26.50 24.25 20.25 46.75

FinalEdit

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Rank Bib Order Name Country Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
  5 12 Birk Ruud   Norway 95.75 92.00 69.00 187.75
  4 8 Colby Stevenson   United States 34.75 91.75 91.25 183.00
  19 9 Henrik Harlaut   Sweden 86.00 90.00 91.00 181.00
4 8 10 Oliwer Magnusson   Sweden 87.50 79.00 90.75 178.25
5 30 3 Leonardo Donaggio   Italy 91.00 81.00 17.25 172.00
6 25 4 Javier Lliso   Spain 51.25 89.00 82.50 171.50
7 13 1 Jesper Tjäder   Sweden 77.25 78.25 92.00 170.25
8 3 11 Alex Hall   United States 68.25 92.50 27.00 160.75
9 20 2 Evan McEachran   Canada 93.00 22.50 11.50 115.50
10 17 7 Christian Nummedal   Norway 26.00 93.00 17.50 110.50
11 6 5 Mac Forehand   United States 60.75 19.50 42.00 80.25
12 24 6 Tormod Frostad   Norway 25.50 14.00 33.00 58.50

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Minji Seo (2021-06-16). "Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games Competition Schedule Version 9" (PDF). Retrieved 2021-12-24.
  2. ^ "Qualification System for Xxiv Olympic Winter Games, Beijing 2022 Freestyle Skiing" (PDF). International Ski Federation (FIS). Retrieved 29 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Qualification results" (PDF).
  4. ^ "Final results" (PDF).