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

Nishikawa, Killick golden in season finale at Ski Nationals

Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Nancy Greene: Ahead by a century

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Canada's top female athlete of the 20th century won Olympic giant slalom gold in 1968 by such a wide margin that she broke the clocks. Or so the legend goes.

Alex Beaulieu-Marchand takes ski slopestyle bronze

Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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Canada's Alex Beaulieu-Marchand claimed ski slopestyle bronze at World Cup event in Stoneham, Quebec on Sunday afternoon.