Chinese freestyle skiing sensation Eileen Gu nailed a trick no other woman has done before in competition as she took home her first Big Air World Cup title this weekend. Less than a month after posting herself doing a freeski double cork 1440 during training in Austria, Gu performed the trick again on her way to winning at the Steamboat Ski Resort in Colorado. With a left double 1080 safety to Japan grab on her first run, and a right double 1260 safety grab in the second, the 18-year-old had already secured the top spot, making the final run a victory lap. ✔️ Vogue cover ✔️ 2x World champ ✔️ 2x Youth Olympic champ ✔️ 3x X Games medallist ✔️ World's first freeski double-cork 1440 🔜 Olympian at #Beijing2022 More to come for China's teen freestyle ski star Eileen Gu - "It would be nice to walk away with a gold or two." @FISfreestyle pic.twitter.com/61pcCHv2Cs — Olympics (@Olympics) December 3, 2021 Instead of a pleasing trick for the audience, Gu stomped a right double cork 1440 to become the first woman to land the trick in any freeski competitions, and booked a total score of 184.25 combined with her first run. “I made that decision [to do the double cork 1440] probably after I landed my second run,” Gu said. “I felt like I had done the best of my ability for the dub 1260 and I really wanted to push it. “The boys were so inspiring out here throwing absolutely insane tricks, so I really wanted to represent the women as well and kind of step it up to the next level.” Gu’s compatriot Su Yiming also shone at the event, claiming a title of his own. In the snowboard men’s big air event, Su put down a backside 1800 Indy grab and a frontside 1800 tail grab in his first two runs to score 85.00 and 70.25 points each. Despite an incomplete third run, a combined score of 155.25 points from his two best runs, 15.75 points clear of second-placed Clemens Millauer of Austria, was enough for Su to secure the first World Cup title in his career. The 17-year-old has also become the first Chinese rider to stand on the podium in either big air or slopestyle, as well as the first rider to land 1800s two ways in FIS competitions. “It feels incredible,” Su said. “I still cannot believe this just happened. I’m really hyped to ride with all the boys, they killed it. I have so much respect for them. They make me want more and more. I’m hyped to ride with them.” Gu’s first freeski big air World Cup title completed major international wins in all three freeski events this year, following her freeski slopestyle and half-pipe World Cup victories in Calgary, and slopestyle and half-pipe World Champions in Aspen. Tess Ledeux of France and Johanne Killi of Norway finished second and third respectively.