With only the one World Cup prior to the World Championships, a strong field was in attendance with all countries looking to get extra competition starts before the main event of the season.
In Lake Placid, the team competed in the US National Championships and in the first of two Nor-Am events.
In the US National Championships, VIS athlete Laura Peel scored an 81.78 to take second place, with team-mates Abbey Willcox 11th and Brittany George 21st. In the men’s event, Wesley Naylor finished 25th.
Britt George and Abbey Willcox where the only Australians competing in the Nor-Am. VIS skier George secured her first career Continental Cup victory finishing in first place, and Wilcox just missed finals in seventh.
The Flying Kangaroos will now head to Utah, USA, to prepare for the World Championships.
IMAGE - Laura Peel (left) on the podium in Lake Placid © Winter Vinecki Instagram