On Thursday night, Julia Marino — the greatest snowboarder in Westport history — earned a medal at her 1st-ever X Games, in Aspen.
She finished 3rd in big air (going over one super-huge jump — duh).
Today, she competes in slopestyle. (Racing down a course with a variety of obstacles — rails, jumps, that sort of stuff. Points are scored for amplitude, originality and quality of tricks. But you knew that.)
The competition is televised live on ABC. The fun begins at 3:15 p.m. EST.
(Click here for a video of Julia’s bronze medal performance on Thursday.)