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NZ Freeski Open Slopestyle Finals

Australian Russ Henshaw takes first at NZ Freeski Open slopestyle.

Updated: August 6, 2010, 2:00 PM ET
By ESPN Action Sports

At the men's finals of the Volkl New Zealand Freeski Open at Cardrona Alpine Resort on Friday, Australia's Russ Henshaw won the slopestyle title with back-to-back double corks, including a left-side double cork 1080 and a right-side double cork 12 in a final at Cardrona Alpine Resort Friday.

"This is the first time in a slopestyle competition that we've seen back-to-back double corks," says judge Dion Newport. "The level of riding was higher than at the X Games and just keeps ...

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