The 22-year-old from Barwon Heads in Victoria had a consistent day, qualifying for finals in sixth place with a score of 74.87 points.
In the first round of finals Anthony stepped up her performance with a much faster run to improve her score to 77.59 and advance to the super final medal round in fifth. In the super final, Anthony scored 77.40 points to just miss the podium by 2 points in fourth place, her highest place finish of the season.
Two time World Championship medallist and three time Olympian Britt Cox also had her best result of the season finishing in seventh place, just out of the six-woman super final.
Olympic champion Perrine Laffont of France took the gold in the women’s event with Yuliya Galysheva of Kazakhstan finishing second with Russian Anastasiia Smirnova rounding out the podium in third place.
In the men’s event Brodie Summers and Cooper Woods-Topalovic had career best qualifying runs, placing third and fifth respectively in the first qualification round. In his World Championship debut, Woods-Topalovic was Australia’s highest place finisher in the men’s final in 15th position, with Summers one place behind in 16th, both skied the final well but each made an error landing the second jump.
Unfortunately, current world number one Matt Graham had some mistakes in his two qualification runs and was unable to advance to finals finishing in 20th place. James Matheson was also unable to qualify for finals in 34th place.
The men's gold medal went to Olympic champion Canadian Mikael Kingsbury, with Benjamin Cavet of France in second and Pavel Kolmakov of Kazakhstan in third.
The NSWIS mogul athletes will be back in action tonight in Kazakhstan, with the dual mogul World championship evet to take place.
Snow Australia will be streaming the event live, with finals starting at 8pm AEDT
IMAGE: Jakara Anthony with a back X off the bottom air in Kazakhstan © FIS