Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Freestyle Skiing’ Category

Ski cross racer Britt Phelan eyes new opportunities without best friend in tow

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Britt Phelan will be seeking her first World Cup win this weekend at the ski cross season opener in Val Thorens, France, where the Canadian Olympian won’t have best friend and former teammate Kelsey Serwa by her side.

Moguls champ Mikael Kingsbury begins chase for 9th straight overall title

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Kingsbury begins his quest for a ninth straight Crystal Globe trophy — awarded to the overall season winner — this weekend in Ruka, Finland, where he'll get his 100th career World Cup start.

Big air: The latest evolution of Dara Howell

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Canadian freestyle skier and 2014 Olympic champion Dara Howell has had to pick herself back up a number of times in her career but, after her latest curveball, she's back stronger than ever as a big air specialist.

Canadian freestyle skier Dara Howell scores big air bronze

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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Canadian freestyle skier Dara Howell will bring home a bronze medal from the first big air event of the World Cup season.

Canada’s Kelsey Serwa retires from ski cross as reigning Olympic champion

Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Kelsey Serwa is ready for her life's next chapter after announcing her retirement from ski cross on Thursday.

Canada’s Oldham wins 1st gold at slopestyle World Cup

Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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Canada's Megan Oldham captured gold at a slopestyle World Cup event in Silvaplana, Switzerland on Saturday to pick up her third podium finish and best result of her career.

First Olympic women’s aerials champion Lina Cheryazova dies at 50

Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Lina Cheryazova, the first woman to win an Olympic aerials skiing gold medal, has died from an apparent lengthy illness. She was 50.

Canadian Elena Gaskell captures crystal globe with big air bronze in Quebec

Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Elena Gaskell led a strong Canadian contingent with a bronze medal in the freestyle skiing big air World Cup event in Quebec City on Saturday.

Watch World Cup big air skiing in Quebec

Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Watch as some of the world's best freestyle skiers compete in a big air event at a World Cup stop in Quebec.

He’s won everything, but prospect of more keeps mogul king Kingsbury coming back

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Mikael Kingsbury has an Olympic gold medal, a world-record 56 World Cup victories and eight crystal globes as the season's overall champion. But he is far from finished. And pioneering new tricks and continuously pushing the envelope is part of what keeps him hungry for more.