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Canada's Devon Kershaw, Emily Nishikawa win first races at Ski Nationals

March 21, 2017  |   News

CANMORE, Alta. — Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw battled through difficult conditions to climb onto the top of the women’s and men’s podiums in the cross-country classic-ski interval start races on Tuesday at the 2017 Ski Nationals. Fresh off competing in front of more than 50,000 strong at the World ...
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Ski director who helped hire Charest as coach takes stand as defence witness

March 21, 2017  |   News

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A ski director who helped hire Bertrand Charest is testifying he never received complaints or heard rumours about sex allegations against the former coach. Regis Nivoix told Charest’s sex assault trial today Charest was hired for the 1992-93 ski season because of his history of delivering the goods. Nivoix says Charest’s students performed exceedingly ...
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Sister of former ski coach Bertrand Charest takes stand at his sex assault trial

March 20, 2017  |   News

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — The younger sister of former ski coach Bertrand Charest is testifying for the defence at his sex assault trial. Isabelle Charest told the court today that when she was skiing competitively in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was common for coaches to rub the legs and ...
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Canada's Harvey takes silver in 15-kilometre pursuit at World Cup in Quebec City

March 19, 2017  |   News

QUEBEC — Norway’s Johannes Klaebo edged Canada’s Alex Harvey in a photo finish to win the 15-kilometre pursuit race Sunday at the cross-country skiing World Cup finals. Both finished in 32 minutes 44.5 seconds but Klaebo took it in the photo finish. Niklas Durhaug was third, only one tenth of ...
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Canada's Riddle takes silver in halfpipe skiing at world championships

March 18, 2017  |   News

Mike Riddle could hardly contain himself, bouncing around, skis in hand, as he waited for his score at the freestyle world championships on Saturday. When the result from his second run down the halfpipe was announced — an 89.60 that put him in a good position for a podium finish — the reigning Olympic ...
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Canada's Mike Riddle wins half-pipe silver at world championships

March 18, 2017  |   News

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain — Edmonton’s Mike Riddle won silver in the men’s skiing half pipe on Saturday at the world freestyle skiing championships. Riddle finished with 89.60 points, behind American Aaron Blunck (91.80) and ahead of France’s Kevin Rolland (88.40). Noah Bowman (85.80) was sixth and Brendan MacKay (82.80) was seventh, both ...
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Vlhova holds off Shiffrin for slalom win at World Cup Finals

March 18, 2017  |   News

ASPEN, Colo. — Mikaela Shiffrin had the ideal scenario all worked out: celebrate a slalom win in front of the home crowd to cap off capturing the overall World Cup title. It just didn’t quite go according to plan. Still, a big day for the young American. Petra Vlhova of ...
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