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

Canada’s Lewis Irving snags aerials bronze at Krasnoyarsk World Cup

Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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Canada's Lewis Irving captured bronze at a freestyle skiing World Cup aerials competition in Krasnoyarsk, Russia on Sunday.

Canada’s Lewis Irving wins aerials silver at Minsk World Cup

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Canada’s Lewis Irving, 24, won silver at a World Cup aerials event in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday.

Kelsey Serwa accepted the risks to reap the Olympic reward

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

With three knee surgeries documented on a massive medical chart, Serwa fully accepts the risks that come with ripping down an Olympic ski cross course. On Friday, the bionic woman – already dealing with arthritis at age 28 – rocketed over the finish line in first to seize Canada's 10th gold medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Light on the Olympics: Serwa, Phelan friends to the finish line

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Canada's Kelsey Serwa and Brittany Phelan won gold and silver, respectively, in women's ski cross on Friday in Pyeongchang.

Defending champ Marielle Thompson eliminated from ski cross competition

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Canada's Marielle Thompson won't defend her Olympic title in the women's ski cross competition after falling early in her first race Thursday.

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.