Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Pyeongchang 2018/Freestyle Skiing’ Category

Chris Del Bosco suffers 4 rib fractures, bruised lung

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Canadian ski cross racer Chris Del Bosco endured four rib fractures, a bruised lung, and a pelvis fracture, the Canadian Olympic Committee announced on Twitter.

Canada’s Noah Bowman, Mike Riddle miss podium in men’s ski halfpipe

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Calgary's Noah Bowman and Edmonton's Mike Riddle both crashed in their final two runs, capping a tough day in ski halfpipe for the Canadians in Pyeongchang.

Canada’s Marielle Thompson looks to cap improbable comeback in women’s ski cross

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Canada's Marielle Thompson is the defending Olympic champion in women's ski cross, but enters the competition just four months after a serious knee injury.

Cassie Sharpe felt Sarah Burke’s spirit during gold-medal performance

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Cassie Sharpe says Sarah Burke's spirit was everywhere at the Olympic women's halfpipe event on Tuesday. The freestyle skier from Comox, B.C., captured gold in Pyeongchang, and a day later paid tribute to the Canadian woman whose legacy lives large in the event.

Canada’s Brady Leman speeds to ski cross gold

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Canada’s Brady Leman captured gold in men’s ski cross in Pyeongchang on Wednesday.

Canadian Chris Del Bosco suffers serious crash in men’s ski cross

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Canadian ski cross racer Chris Del Bosco suffered what looked to be a serious crash during the men’s 1/8 final on Wednesday in Pyeongchang.

Is Elizabeth Swaney the worst Olympian ever, or just one of the craftiest?

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

For Elizabeth Swaney, it was quantity over quality on her path to Olympic qualification. She booked her ticket by consistently finishing in the top 30 at World Cup events with pedestrian runs that ensured she didn't fall and always recorded a score.

Canada’s Cassie Sharpe wins gold in women’s ski halfpipe

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Canada's Cassie Sharpe has won gold, dominating the women's ski halfpipe Tuesday morning in Pyeongchang. The Comox, B.C., native put up her best score of 95.80 in her second run.

Canada’s Cassie Sharpe soars into women’s ski halfpipe final

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Canada's Cassie Sharpe soared into the final after posting the highest qualifying score. On her second run, the Comox, B.C., native topped her previous score with a 93.40 after landing a cork 1080, which features three full spins.

Canada’s Dara Howell driven to return to the top

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Canada's Dara Howell won gold in the inaugural women's slopestyle ski competition in Sochi. But the sudden fame was a lot for the then 19-year-old to handle.