Norwegian phenom Marcus Kleveland starts the 2017-2018 World Cup season off strong with a win at the Winter Games NZ held at Cardrona in New Zealand this past Monday. It is no surprise after watching his winning run above. Heading into a season that will be focused around the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, it has to feel good for Kleveland to get a World Cup win under his belt. Canada’s Darcy Sharpe took second and New Zealand’s Carlos Garcia Knight took third in front of a hometown crowd.

Team USA just missed the top three, but had a strong showing with Chris Corning, Red Gerard and Judd Henkes finishing in the top ten. Jamie Anderson held it down for the women with a winning run of her own, taking first at the women’s slope event. Keep an eye out for a majority of this field to be making headlines as the 2018 Winter Olympics fast approach.

Full results:

1 KLEVELAND Marcus- 85.58
2 SHARPE Darcy- 85.33
3 GARCIA KNIGHT Carlos- 84.58
4 CORNING Chris- 81.91
5 GERARD Redmond- 79.78
6 MORGAN Billy- 78.56
7 CICCARELLI Michael- 78.15
8 HENKES Judd- 76.38
9 RINNEKANGAS Rene- 75.25
10 HUBER Nicolas- 70.65

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