Kirsty Muir is on the come-up in girls’s skilled freestyle snowboarding. Watch her land her first-ever double cork 1440 (which she pulled off at present).
That feeling of accomplishment you get if you land a trick you’ve been making an attempt for a very long time is difficult to explain. Even sticking one thing so simple as a 360 or a side-grab is exhilarating — particularly if you’ve been trying it for weeks, months, or seasons.
However the feeling you get if you land your first double cork 1440? That feeling of accomplishment is on a special degree.
Eighteen-year-old Kirsty Muir is aware of. The skilled Scottish freestyle skier not too long ago landed her first double cork 1440 (a trick Eileen Gu turned well-known for touchdown on the Olympics in 2021). It was easy, it was seamless — it was rattling close to excellent.
And you’ll inform from her physique language within the video clip under that she’s completely stoked about it.
Kirsty Muir Bio
Muir has been snowboarding since she was 4 years previous. Hailing from Aberdeen, Scotland, she lived near a ski mountain and acquired loads of follow, which amplified her pure expertise. She cherished leaping and being airborne. And at a younger age, she was inspired to get into freestyle snowboarding. When she did, it was like the whole lot clicked into place.
Not solely did Muir develop up snowboarding together with her brothers, however when she joined the freestyle workforce at her native mountain, she began snowboarding with boys a number of years older than her. She says that pushed her to turn into a significantly better skier.
At present she’s nonetheless pushing it, touring and snowboarding at resorts all over the world, working towards sometime competing within the X Video games or Olympics (she was the youngest finalist within the 2022 Olympics Huge Air occasion).
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