Hardaway Holds Lead in Ski Moguls
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) _ Hannah Hardaway of Moultenborough, N.H., had the best qualifying score Wednesday during single moguls competition at the world freestyle ski championships.
She finished first with a score of 24.39 points. Norway’s Kari Traa was second at 23.75 and Japan’s Aiko Uemura was third at 23.73.
Among the men, the top qualifier was Mikko Ronikainen with a score of 25.76. Fellow Finn Janne Lahtela, the defending world champion and Olympic silver medalist, was second with 25.35.
The single moguls finals are Friday, the aerials Saturday and the dual moguls Sunday.