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

Cassie Sharpe skis to halfpipe silver at Copper Mountain

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Canada's Cassie Sharpe won silver at the halfpipe skiing World Cup in Copper Mountain, Colo., on Friday.

Mikael Kingsbury opens moguls season with 50th World Cup victory

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Canadian freestyle skier Mikael Kingsbury earned his 50th career World Cup victory on Friday with a gold medal in moguls at the season-opening stop on the circuit.

Watch freestyle skiing World Cup moguls

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Watch live action from the freestyle skiing World Cup moguls event at Ruka ski resort in Finland, featuring Canadian star Mikael Kingsbury.

Canada’s Sharpe riding high into halfpipe season as Olympic champ

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Cassie Sharpe gained a boost in popularity this year when she returned from Pyeongchang with an Olympic gold medal.

Watch World Cup ski halfpipe from Copper Mountain

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Watch live coverage of the season-opening World Cup ski halfpipe event from Copper Mountain, Colo., featuring Canadian contenders Cassie Sharpe and Noah Bowman.

Moguls star Mikael Kingsbury hopes to start season as king of the hill

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
 Mikael Kingsbury photo

The Olympic gold medallist is back. Mikael Kingsbury, the mogul skiing champion in Pyeongchang, begins the 2018-19 World Cup season on Friday at Ruka in Finland.

Canadian Olympic champ Cassie Sharpe 1st in halfpipe World Cup qualifier

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Canadian Olympic champion Cassie Sharpe finished first in qualifying on Wednesday for this weekend's ski halfpipe World Cup.

Olympic ski cross champs Thompson, Leman have ‘will to prepare to win’

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

There's no questioning the will of Canadian ski cross racers Marielle Thompson and Brady Leman. It's part of the reason that both are Olympic champions and consistent threats on the World Cup circuit.

Moguls star Kingsbury feeling lighter, fitter, faster, stronger

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The reigning Olympic champion feels lighter, fitter and faster on his skis after tinkering with his diet in the off-season. If his competitors weren't already shuddering after the Canadian's latest dominant season, they should be when they hear Kingsbury is determined to up his game.

Canadian freestyle skier Mike Riddle calls it a career at 32

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Edmonton-born Mike Riddle, the first Canadian skier to win an Olympic medal in halfpipe skiing, is retiring at age 32 after 12 seasons on the World Cup circuit.