Wallisch, Wise, Turski and Sigourney take top honors at US Freeskiing Grand Prix

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Last weekend, slopestyle superhuman Tom Wallisch took his fourth win of the season, topping a stacked field at the platinum level US Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain, CA.
"I couldn't have asked for a better day today, the course was smooth and the snow was soft, not to mention the park was sweet," said Tom after his win.

On the ladies slopestyle side, Kaya Turski continued her season-long domination, taking her fourth straight first place finish. "I'm just trying to keep it clean and solid and work on some new tricks and Devin and Anna, a lot of girls really, are stepping it up, it's really cool to come out on top," she said.

David Wise took the crown for men's slopestyle, winning his third pipe contest in a row. David said this of his win: "I am stoked to be able to come out here and do what I enjoy doing in front of the cameras and people. That's why we do what we do, I feel very lucky and blessed to be out here." While Wise's run was the best on the day top to bottom (and he went huge), Torin Yater-Wallace stole some of the thunder, stomping the first ever double cork 1440 in competition.

Meanwhile, Brita Sigourney came out on top for the women, placing her on major podiums for the fourth time this season. "It's always a relief to land your first run, I'm never that solid on my first run because I'm so jittery, but it's still a relief," she said. "So the next run you can work on cleaning up your tricks and that's exactly what I did, so I couldn't be happier. I went big on my final hit [900] because I just don't think I am going to make it around unless I go big!"

Men's Slopestyle Results:
1. Tom Wallisch
2. Alex Bellemare
3. Joss Christensen
4. Torin Yater-Wallace
5. Chris Laker
6. Charles Gagnier
7. Gus Kenworthy
8. James Woods
9. Bobby Brown
10. Fridtjof Fredricsson

Women's Slopestyle Results:
1. Kaya Turski
2. Devin Logan
3. Emilia Wint
4. Anna Segal
5. Yuki Tsubota
6. Darian Stevens
7. Chiho Takao
8. Dara Howell
9. Hitomi Satoo
10. Katie Summerhayes

Men's Pipe Results:
1. David Wise
2. Noah Bowman
3. Benoit Valentin
4. Thomas Krief
5. Torin Yater-Wallace
6. Lyman Currier
7. Gus Kenworthy
8. Dan Marion
9. Christian Allen
10. Tucker Perkins

Women's Pipe Results:
1. Brita Sigourney
2. Roz Groenewoud
3. Maddie Bowman
4. Devin Logan
5. Anais Caradeux
6. Kimmy Sharp
7. Katrien Aerts
8. Mirjam Jaeger
9. Iku Suzuki
10. Emma Lonsdale

This was an AFP Platinum level event. What does this do to affect the Superpipe rankings? And how will this affect the Overall standings? Visit the AFP website to find out.