Aussie Laura Peel wins silver at Moscow FIS World Cup

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Laura Peel is hugged by fellow team mate Abbey Willcox.

Hot off the heels of her fourth place at the FIS World Championships in Deer Valley, Australian aerial skier and Winter Olympian, Laura Peel takes silver in Moscow. 

The 2015 World Champion qualified first for the event. She then won the first final and went into the second final as the favourite. 

She performed a double full full to score 97.64 and win silver behind Aliaksandra Ramanouskya from Belarus who won gold with 105.93 and ahead of Mengtau Xu from China on 89.88 who won bronze.

Peel currently sits third in the world standings behind Ramanouskya (second) and Xu on first. 

60 seconds with aerial skier Laura Peel

WISH our Aussie athletes luck at the 2019 FIS World Championships in Utah!WATCH our 60 second athlete chat with Laura Peel Aussie Olympic aerialist and 2015 World Champion. WILL she do it four years later at World Champs this week? She's qualified third at Deer Valley for the aerial finals. WE tracked her down at training at Deer Valley and talked about the new Aussie aerial team and finding joy after PyeongChang.

Posted by Miss Snow It All on Monday, 4 February 2019

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Rachael Oakes-Ash is the name behind @misssnowitall and the founder of SnowsBest.com. A long time travel and lifestyle journalist and ski writer, she's been published in ESPN, TIME, Wallpaper*, Action Asia, Inside Sport, Australian Financial Review, Emirates Open Skies, Conde Nast Traveler and more. She was the Fairfax snow blogger from 2007 to 2017 and the Southern Hemisphere editor for OnTheSnow. Rachael is also a documentary producer, author, radio announcer and humorist.

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