Guaranteed to win the big crystal globe, Perrine Laffont finished her 2022/23 season with a 30th win at the Mogul Ski World Cup, dominating American Jaelin Kauf in the final, on the Kazakh slopes of Almaty.
In the final, Perrine Laffont beat Jaelin Kauf (21-14), runner-up in the world in singles and parallels behind Laffont two weeks ago in Bakuriani (Georgia). Another American, Olivia Giacco, took third place. With two gold medals at the World Championships in singles and parallel, four World Cup victories, eleven podiums in twelve races this winter, the big globe in the general classification and the small globe in the parallel moguls, Perrine Laffont He has resumed his mastery of the discipline, a year after his disappointing fourth place at the 2022 Olympic Games in Zhangjiakou (China). “I’m just happy that the season is over, it’s been tough and complicated. It’s great to finish with two wins. I also have my two balloons with me, I’m very happy.”, commented the 24-year-old from Pyrenees. She will have missed only 50 points to seize the small globe of individual moguls, returned to Australian Jakara Anthony, current Olympic singles champion (the parallel will make his appearance on the Olympic program in 2026 in Milan-Cortina). “Thank you very much to all my squad, because we are doing a great job this season”, added the skier from Monts d’Olmes, in the Ariège Pyrenees, who started with a new squad for this post-Olympic season.
Win the n29 World Cup?
I’m sorry @edgar_grospiron steal the French record for victory in the World Cup on your birthday but time does not wait ??? pic.twitter.com/4v8y93IZ4C
— Perrine Laffont (@LaffontPerrine) March 17, 2023
Source: L Independant