American Ashley Caldwell enters the women’s aerials finals as the second-best qualifier, an indication she’s ready to earn her first individual Olympic medal.
The 2017 champion and 2021 runner-up at the world championships was a member of the U.S. trio – with Chris Lillis and Justin Schoenefeld – that claimed a stunning gold in mixed team aerials on Thursday.
Caldwell stomped a back full-full-full for 101.31 to place second in the first round of qualifying and advance directly to the finals. Reigning world champion Laura Peel of Australia took first with a back full-tuck-full, scoring 104.54.
Sign up to stream every event at the 2022 Winter Olympics LIVE on Peacock. Users can also authenticate via TV Everywhere to stream events in the NBC Sports app or on NBCOlympics.com. You can see a full freestyle skiing streaming schedule on NBCOlympics.com.
When are the women’s aerials finals?
© 2023 KOBI-TV NBC5. All rights reserved unless otherwise stated.