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

Kingsbury puts back injury behind him with 3rd individual world moguls gold

Monday, March 8th, 2021

Mikael Kingsbury of Deux-Montagnes, Que., won gold in men's moguls on Monday in Almaty, Kazakhstan, for his third career world crown in the freestyle ski discipline.

Vlhova wins home World Cup race, turns tables on Shiffrin

Sunday, March 7th, 2021
Slovakia Alpine Skiing World Cup

Slovakian skier Petra Vlhova turned the tables on Mikaela Shiffrin Sunday by winning a women's World Cup giant slalom in Jasna, Slovakia, a day after the American had beaten her in the slalom.

Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom, Canada’s St-Germain finishes 10th

Saturday, March 6th, 2021
Slovakia Alpine Skiing World Cup

Mikaela Shiffrin denied her Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova a home victory Saturday, winning the first World Cup slalom following the world championships.

Switzerland’s Gut-Behrami locks up super-G title in race marred by crashes

Sunday, February 28th, 2021
Italy Alpine Skiing World Cup

Swiss skier Lara Gut-Behrami locked up the World Cup super-G title in Val di Fassa, Italy, on Sunday, finishing runner-up in a race marred by two nasty crashes.

Canadian moguls star Kingsbury triumphant in return to World Cup competition

Thursday, February 4th, 2021
World Cup Freestyle Skiing Men

Canadian moguls star Mikael Kingsbury, from Deux-Montagnes, Que., scored 88.10 points on his final run to top the podium in his first event of the season.

World Cup leader Pinturault wins giant slalom event at Adelboden

Friday, January 8th, 2021

French skier Alexis Pinturault stretched his lead at the top of the overall World Cup standings by winning a giant slalom on Friday, posting the fastest time in both runs.

Kristoffersen rallies to lead Norwegian 1-2 at slalom World Cup in Italy

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

Henrik Kristoffersen had an explosive second run to win a men's World Cup night slalom on Tuesday, leading Sebastian Foss-Solevaag for a Norwegian 1-2 finish.

Calgary wants to be World Cup freestyle, snowboard hub city

Saturday, September 19th, 2020

Calgary is making a pitch to be a World Cup hub for both freestyle skiing and snowboard, a proposed series of up to 12 halfpipe, slopestyle and big air events, plus a freestyle ski moguls World Cup, at WinSport's Canada Olympic Park.

Moguls king Mikael Kingsbury celebrating ‘best World Cup season of my career’

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Mikael Kingsbury's moguls season was short, but sweet. The Canadian won seven of 10 World Cups, and finished second in the other three, to claim the men's season title for a record-stretching ninth straight year.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup snowboard cross

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

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 snowboard cross World Cup stop in Veysonnaz, Switzerland.