Turski wins Winter X Slopestyle gold

Keri Herman, Grete Eliassen round out the podium

Updated: January 29, 2011, 7:44 PM ET
By John Symms and Megan Michelson | ESPN Action Sports

Kaya Turski earned her second straight women's Winter X Slopestyle gold medal on Thursday, beating out Keri Herman in second and Grete Eliassen in third, an identical podium to the 2010 Winter X women's Slopestyle.

This is Turski's first contest since having knee surgery last April after tearing her ACL on the final jump at the Winter X Europe Slopestyle, which she also won. "I'm obviously ecstatic and really relieved," Turski said after her win. "I put a lot of pressure on myself ...

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