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

Slopestyle skier Howell to miss rest of season after undergoing knee surgery

Friday, October 5th, 2018

?Canadian slopestyle skier Dara Howell will miss the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

Canada’s Elena Gaskell opens World Cup season with big air gold

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Canada opened up the 2018-19 World Cup season with a strong showing in the ski big air final at the Audi quattro Winter Games in Caradona, New Zealand on Thursday.

Maxime Dufour-Lapointe announces retirement from Canadian women’s moguls team

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Maxime Dufour-Lapointe, the eldest of three freestyle skiing sisters, has announced her retirement from the Canadian moguls team. The 29-year-old from Montreal competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics, three world championships and 104 World Cups during a decade representing Canada.

Canadian multi-sport Olympian Georgia Simmerling retires from competitive skiing

Monday, May 7th, 2018

After 11 years in the Alpine Canada program — four in alpine skiing and seven in ski cross — Georgia Simmerling is hanging up her skis and heading back to the cycling velodrome to train full-time for her second summer Olympic Games.

Canada’s Dara Howell tops big air podium at freestyle skiing World Cup

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

The Huntsville, Ont., native topped the podium with a score of 175.00 ahead of Italy's Silvia Bertagna (174.00), while fellow Canadian Megan Cressey (152.80) earned bronze.

Watch World Cup freestyle skiing big air from Quebec City

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
mceachran-evan-021718-620 will have live coverage of World Cup freestyle skiing big air from Quebec City beginning on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET.

Canada’s Cassie Sharpe’s halfpipe gold gives her overall World Cup championship

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
Cassie Sharpe

It was a Canadian sweep atop the podium at the final halfpipe ski World Cup event of the season, with Cassie Sharpe winning the women's competition and Noah Bowman winning the men's event on Thursday.

Mikael Kingsbury ends World Cup moguls season with gold medal, Crystal Globes

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Canadian Olympic champion Mikael Kingsbury finished on the top of the podium in his final World Cup event of the 2017-18 season, wrapping up the season with a gold medal, as well as two Crystal Globes as overall moguls champion as well as top freestyle skier across all disciplines.

Canadian ski cross team earns top honours after successful World Cup season

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The World Cup ski cross season ended with a cancelled race on Saturday in Are, Sweden, but Canada will come away with some impressive overall results in 2017-18, including the Nations Cup for top overall team.

Watch World Cup ski cross from France

Friday, March 16th, 2018
ski cross

Watch live as the world's best ski cross athletes are in Megeve, France this weekend competing in a World Cup event.