With many of the world’s top athletes currently in Ruka preparing for the World Cup season, a strong field competed in two events.
On day one, Laura Peel jumped two well executed double back somersaults to take first place. Samantha Wells and Danielle Scott struggled with their landings finishing in 16th and 26th.
On day two, Danielle Scott rebounded strongly, competing two triple twisting double back somersaults to finish over 10 points clear in first place. Laura Peel claimed her second medal, finishing in third place, with Sam Wells also improving from day one to finish in tenth.
David Morris improved on his day one finish of 18th to place 12th on day two.
VIS development athletes also competed in the event, with Brittany George recording the highest place finish, with a 12th place day two performance. Abbey Willcox had her best result on day two finishing in 20th. The event was the first Aerial Skiing career starts for Gabi Ash and Alice Neill, with Gabi 15th on day one and Alice 19th on day two.
The first World Cup for the OWIA/VIS athletes will take place in Secret Garden, China, on December 16-17.
IMAGE: Daniel Scott (left) and Laure Peel (right), Europa Cup winners in Ruka, Finland.