VALMALENCO, ITALY ( March 21) – Jonathan Lillis (Rochester, NY) and Kiley McKinnon (Madison, CT) took silver and bronze Wednesday at the FIS Freestyle Junior World Championships. The U.S. took its top aerial and mogul athletes to the event that is the largest competition of the season for athletes under 20.
Jonathan Lillis (Rochester, NY) took second for the men
Kiley McKinnon (Madison, CT) placed third for the women
Mac Bohonnon (Madison, CT) took fifth for the men
McKinnon won the 2012 aerials NorAm
Lillis was recently named aerials Rookie of the Year on the FIS World Cup tour
Valmalenco, Italy is located near Bormio, not far from the Swiss border northeast of Milan
Slopestyle events begin Thursday and moguls on Friday