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

Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda dies suddenly at 19

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Canadian freestyle moguls team member Brayden Kuroda has died suddenly, Freestyle Canada said on Tuesday. He was 19.

Canada’s Rachael Karker, Brendan MacKay ski to silver at Calgary halfpipe World Cup

Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Calgary's Brendan MacKay and Rachael Karker of Erin, Ont., both captured silver medals in the skiing halfpipe at a World Cup freestyle event at Canada Olympic Park.

Kilde vaults to top of alpine World Cup standings with 1st win of season

Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Aleksander Aamodt Kilde got his first win of the season on Friday in a men's World Cup super-G race, sending the Norwegian to the top of both the discipline and overall standings.

Dressen wins men’s downhill to make Feuz wait for season title

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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Thomas Dressen won his second men's World Cup downhill in two weeks on Thursday in Austria, keeping his slim chance for the discipline title alive.

Watch CBC Sports Late Night: Road to the Olympic Games World Cup ski cross

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the ski cross World Cup stop in Nakiska, Alta.

Frenchman Alexis Pinturault rules slalom to take World Cup combined event

Sunday, December 29th, 2019
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Alexis Pinturault used his slalom skills to come from behind and win a men's World Cup Alpine combined event on Sunday in Bormio, Italy. The 2019 world champion beat Aleksander Aamodt Kilde of Norway by 0.51 seconds.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup ski cross

Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the ski cross World Cup stop in Innichen, Italy.

Marielle Thompson’s ski cross silver highlights Canada’s 2nd day at Innichen World Cup

Sunday, December 22nd, 2019
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Marielle Thompson was the sole Canadian to grace the ski cross podium on the second day of competition in Innichen, Italy.

Canada continues ski cross medal haul despite cancelled race at Innichen World Cup

Saturday, December 21st, 2019
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Canada’s ski cross team received an unexpected surprise to help continue its podium haul on Saturday in Innichen, Italy.

Canadian downhill world champ John Kucera now at the helm of former team

Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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The first Canadian man to win a world championship in downhill skiing is now the head coach of his former team. John Kucera oversees a disparate Canadian men's downhill squad that includes both former teammates and a batch of young prospects.