China's Eileen Gu Ailing waves to the camera after competing in the women's half-pipe skiing qualifiers of the 2021 US Grand Prix and World Cup in March. Photo: AP
China's Eileen Gu Ailing waves to the camera after competing in the women's half-pipe skiing qualifiers of the 2021 US Grand Prix and World Cup in March. Photo: AP

Chinese skier Eileen Gu lands world’s first double cork 1440 in Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics training

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China's Eileen Gu Ailing waves to the camera after competing in the women's half-pipe skiing qualifiers of the 2021 US Grand Prix and World Cup in March. Photo: AP
China's Eileen Gu Ailing waves to the camera after competing in the women's half-pipe skiing qualifiers of the 2021 US Grand Prix and World Cup in March. Photo: AP
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