The highlight for the team came on day two’s dual mogul event, with Rohan Chapman-Davies qualifying in second place, Brodie Summers third place, Taylah O’Neill in fourth and Emma Chapman-Davies in 13th.
In the duals Rohan Chapman-Davies was unfortunately eliminated in the first round to finish ninth, Brodie Summers won his first dual but was eliminated in the second round to finish in fifth.
Taylah O’Neil and team-mate Emma Chapman-Davies were matched up in the women’s first round, with Taylah emerging victorious. Taylah then won her next dual before going down to eventual winner Andi Naude of Canada in the semi-finals and ended up in fourth place.Emma Chapman-Davies finished the event ranked 13th.
The results by Taylah and Brodie were personal best Nor-Am finishes.
On day one, three athletes made finals, with Taylah O’Neill in11th place, Emma Chapman-Davies 12th and Brodie Summers in 14th. Rohan Chapman-Davies missed qualifying for finals by one place, finishing in 17th.
Val St. Come Nor-Am
After the Apex event, the NSWIS team headed east to Quebec, Canada, for a Nor-Am competition in Val St.Come.
On a challenging course, the leading Australian performance again came from female athletes Emma Chapman-Davies, Taylah O'Neill and Madii Himbury who all recorded finals performances over the two days of competition in 10th, 12th and 14th place respectively.
The male athletes in the team struggled with the tough conditions, with David Graham recording his best performance of the Nor-Am tour, finishing in 20th place in the Dual Moguls.
The NSWIS program now heads to Killington, Vermont, USA, for the final Nor-Am mogul event of the international season.