Germany's Jana Fischer and Canada's Eliot Grondin topped the women and men's snowboard cross qualifying events, respectively, at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle Ski World Junior Championships in Reiteralm.
Sixteen participants qualified from 51 in the women's competition, with Fischer leading the group in 1min 09.59secs.
She recorded a faster time than the French duo of Chloe Passerat and Alexia Queyrel, who were second and third, respectively, in 1:10.29 and 1:10.33.
The men's competition saw Grondin qualify fastest in 1:03.86.
He had been the youngest male member of the Canadian Winter Olympic team at Pyeongchang 2018, being 16 years old at the time.
Some 49 athletes progressed from the men's event out of 69 competitors.
Loan Bozzolo of France qualified second in 1:04.43, while Italy's Filippo Ferrari was third in 1:04.89.
The men's and women's finals are due to take place in the Austrian ski resort tomorrow.
The Championships are taking place at venues across Europe, including Rogla in Slovenia, Klaeppen in Sweden and Valmalenco in Italy.