Hometown Advantage at Australia's First AFP World Tour Big Air

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Jindabyne local Russell Henshaw beat a stacked field of invited international athletes on Saturday the 15th of September at Australia's first ever World Tour big air event at Thredbo Alpine Resort. The gold ranked event attracted big names like AJ Keppainen (FIN), Dane Tudor (USA), Jossi Wells (NZL) as well as the usual hometown heroes Jordan and Jesse Houghton. Though it was Henshaw who dug deep into his bag of tricks in the final round, including a triple cork 1440 - A trick only landed for the first time in Southern Hemisphere competition, again by Henshaw himself, on the first day of the Toyota One Hit Wonder 2012 event on Tuesday - Holding off Kiwi athlete Jossi Wells. Jordan Houghton from Jindabyne came in 3rd place whilst Dane Tudor rounded out the money in forth.

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