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Excited by the program, he recruited his friend, McKinnon to join, as well. Five seasons later, the two Connecticut teens are making an impact on freestyle skiing.
“It’s great to have my first World Cup win here in Lake Placid,” said Bohonnon. “Any first time World Cup win is really special. But here in Lake Placid is the icing on the cake – here with my family and this is where it all started.”
The weekend wraps up Saturday in Lake Placid with a team World Cup where the first round of finals also counts as an individual competition.
Kiley McKinnon proudly wears the yellow bib – first time for an American woman since 1998.
- Mac Bohonnon took his career first World Cup win in the Putnam Investments Lake Placid Freestyle Cup aerials. The win came just two weeks after winning the silver medal at World Championships.
- Teammate Kiley McKinnon was eighth, but it was enough to wrestle away the yellow jersey as World Cup aerials leader – first time for an American woman since Nikki Stone won the World Cup title in 1998.