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

Canadian ski legend Nancy Greene having cancerous thyroid removed

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Sen. Nancy Greene Raine, Canada's most decorated ski racer, is undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer and will have her thyroid removed Friday. The 73-year-old won Olympic gold and silver in 1968.

World’s top moguls skier Mikael Kingsbury named to Canadian Olympic team

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Superstar Mikael Kingsbury was provisionally named to the Canadian moguls team Tuesday, along with 2014 Olympic women’s champion Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Andi Naude.

Nishikawa, Killick golden in season finale at Ski Nationals

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Emily Nishikawa and Graeme Killick prevailed in the cross-country ski marathon in the season finale at the Ski Nationals. Nishikawa captured her third gold medal of the week for the second straight year after winning the women's 30-kilometre skate-ski race.

Canada’s Mike Riddle wins halfpipe silver at worlds

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Edmonton's Mike Riddle won silver in the men's skiing halfpipe on Saturday at the world freestyle skiing championships.

Canada’s Osborne-Paradis finishes just off podium in season finale

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

It was a strong showing for Canadians in the final race of the season in Aspen, Colo. Manuel Osborne-Paradis of North Vancouver, B.C., finished just off the podium in fourth place, seven hundreths of a second off the bronze medal.

World Cup freestyle skiiing: Slopestyle in Switzerland

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Watch live freestyle skiing action on Saturday as the world's best slopestyle skiers compete at a World Cup stop in Silvaplana, Switzerland.

Mikael Kingsbury strikes gold again in World Cup moguls

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Canada's Mikael Kingsbury captured his seventh straight World Cup freestyle skiing gold medal on Sunday in Zhangjiakou, China, While Justine Dufour-Lapointe added to her medal haul with a bronze in the women's event.

Mikael Kingsbury wins 6th straight World Cup moguls gold

Saturday, February 25th, 2017
Freestyle World Cup Skiing

Canada's Mikael Kingsbury captured his sixth straight World Cup freestyle skiing gold medal on Saturday in Zhangjiakou, China.

Mikael Kingsbury soars to dual moguls gold in Japan

Sunday, February 19th, 2017
Freestyle World Cup Skiing

Canada's Mikael Kingsbury has captured his second freestyle skiing World Cup gold medal of the weekend. The skier from Deux-Montagnes, Que., edged Benjamin Cavet of France to finish first in the dual moguls event.

Mikael Kingsbury captures moguls gold at Japan World Cup

Saturday, February 18th, 2017
APTOPIX Freestyle World Cup Skiing

Mikael Kingsbury led Canada to three medals at a World Cup moguls competition Saturday in Tazawako, Japan. The skier from Deux-Montagnes, Que., won gold in the men's event with a score of 89.99.