Mikael Kingsbury celebrates a moguls World Cup win today in China ©FIS Freestyle

Canadian star Mikaël Kingsbury continued his superb start to the International Ski Federation Freestyle Skiing Moguls World Cup series today with victory in the Chinese resort of Thaiwoo.

Kingsburg, who will be seeking to upgrade the Olympic silver medal he won in Sochi in 2014 at February's Games in Pyeongchang, triumphed with a score of 83.61 in the men's competition.

Second went to Australia's Matt Graham on 82.75 while American Troy Murphy was third with 80.57.

It follows Kingsbury also winning at the season opener in Ruka in Finland earlier this month. 

United States' Jaelin Kauf ensured it was a perfect day for North America by winning the corresponding women's competition.

Kauf, who only qualified in 13th place for the final, took victory with a score of 77.90.

She triumphed by a slender 0.11 points over Yulia Galysheva of Kazakhstan, who was second.

Canada's Andi Naude was third on 77.64. 

Reigning Olympic champion Justine Dufour-Lapointe, also of Canada, was fourth with 76.65.

A second moguls competition is scheduled for the Chinese resort tomorrow.