Australia’s Danielle Scott, centre, topped the podium in the aerials competition at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup in Deer Valley ©FIS

Australia’s Danielle Scott has reclaimed the lead in the women’s aerials standings of the International Ski and Snowboard Federation Freestyle Ski World Cup after securing victory in Deer Valley.

Scott pulled off some impressive triple flips to register a winning score of 115.20 points in the resort in Utah.

Marion Thenault finished second with 97.99 points as the Canadian was overtaken by Scott in the battle for the Crystal Globe.

Scott holds a seven-point lead over Thenault going into the final two aerials events, scheduled to be held next month.

China’s Kong Fanyu secured her place on the podium for the first time in Deer Valley after recording 94.11 points for her double full-full to earn a bronze medal.

The men’s competition saw Ukraine’s Dmytro Kotovskyi produce one of the most difficult jumps in history of aerial skiing to snatch his first-ever World Cup victory.

Kotovskyi received a sensational score of 138.32 points after pulling off a full triple full-full, also know as "the Hurricane" to seal top spot.

The Ukrainian overcame a strong Chinese challenge as Li Tianma and Chen Shuo grabbed the other places on the podium.

Li sealed silver with 119.47 points for his full double full-full, while 18-year-old Chen claimed his first-ever World Cup top-three spot after scoring 110.16 for his full-full-full.

Despite missing out on a place in the finals, Switzerland’s Noé Roth retained top spot in the aerials standings as he leads the way with 269 points.

Kotovskyi has climbed to second with 251, while American Christopher Lillis sits third with 179.