Eleebana local Samantha Wells bows out of women's aerials finals at Sochi Winter Olympics

ELEEBANA aerial skier Samantha Wells narrowly missed a spot in the women's aerials finals at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Wells fell just 0.29 points short of qualifying for the finals last Saturday.

The 24-year-old scored 78.12, which left her outside the 78.41 required to break the top six, who qualified.

Wells had attempted a double somersault followed by a double twist on her second jump but fell backwards on the landing.

She placed 18th overall.

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