Canada’s Teal Harle soared to a silver medal during big air competition at the FIS Freeski World Cup in Beijing on Saturday.
The 23-year-old earned a score of 190.00 to claim the silver medal. Birk Ruud of Norway took home the gold medal after earning 0.25 points more than Harle. Sweden’s Jesper Tjader scored a 183.00 for the bronze medal.
For the first time in his career, Harle uncorked a switch 1800. The move features a backwards takeoff with five full rotations.
This is Harle’s first podium since 2018.
The next FIS Big Air World Cup takes place December 21st in Atlanta, Georgia.