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Russ Henshaw lands triple 1440 at JOI

The pros have arrived in Åre, Sweden, for the 2011 Jon Olsson Invitational

Originally Published: April 20, 2011
By Olivia Dwyer | ESPN Action Sports

On Tuesday, Russ Henshaw became the second freeskier ever to land a triple cork 1440, just a few days after Bobby Brown became the first. Henshaw landed it in a 45-minute practice session on the Jon Olsson Invitational jump in Åre, Sweden. The qualifying round for JOI is scheduled for Friday and finals on Saturday.

Henshaw estimated the jump at about 80 feet and says it's built much like the 2007 JOI feature. "It's got a lot of kick on it so it ...

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