NSWIS snowboarder Matt Cox has posted his second top-10 performance of the season at the Air & Style World Cup Big air event in Beijing, China.
Cox had a great qualifying performance on the spectacular city scaffold venue in Beijing, placing second in his qualifying heat, with the third highest score of all athletes to make it through to the final.
In his first qualifying run, Cox performed a front side 1440, which scored 90.50, the second highest scoring jump of all athletes in the qualification phase. In his second jump, Cox jumped a cab 1260 to score 77.50, giving him a total score of 168 points.
Unfortunately in the final, Cox was unable to replicate his scores from qualifying, finishing in 10th place.
Max Parrot (Canada) wont he event, followed by Sven Thorgren (SWE) and Chris Corning (USA).
Cox will now head to Atlanta, USA, for another big air city event on December 20.
The event in Atlanta will take place in SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves in Major League Baseball.
IMAGE - Matt Cox in the start gate in Beijing © Stan Wu