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Canada’s Dara Howell wins World Cup big air finale; Cressey, Harle claims bronze

March 24, 2018  |   News

QUEBEC — Dara Howell topped the podium in her first ever big air competition Saturday at the final World Cup stop of the season. Howell, from Huntsville, Ont., finished with 175 points, one more than Italy’s Silvia Bertagna. Megan Cressey of Red Deer, Alta., was third with 152.8 points. “I ...
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Canada’s Sharpe, Bowman ski to halfpipe gold at final stop on World Cup circuit

March 22, 2018  |   News

TIGNES, France — It was a Canadian sweep atop the podium at the final halfpipe ski World Cup event of the season, with Cassie Sharpe winning the women’s competition and Noah Bowman winning the men’s event on Thursday. Sharpe, from Comox, B.C., finished with 90.40 points, ahead of France’s Marie ...
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Shiffrin’s $738,000 tops skiing World Cup prize money list

March 19, 2018  |   News

ARE, Sweden — Mikaela Shiffrin topped the skiing World Cup prize money list after winning 12 races in the season and retained her women’s overall title. The International Ski Federation says the American star earned almost 703,000 Swiss francs ($738,000). Men’s overall champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria, who won 13 ...
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Northeast snowstorms give ski areas late season powder blast

March 18, 2018  |   News

FAYSTON, Vt. — Back-to-back nor’easters that have pounded New England have given ski resorts a late-season blast of their life’s blood, luring skiers and snowboarders to the slopes, and allowing smaller ski areas that rely on natural snow to stay open. From Vermont to Maine, skiers and riders were cheering ...
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Kingsbury caps near-perfect World Cup season with dual moguls win

March 18, 2018  |   News

MEGEVE, France — Canadian freestyle ski star Mikael Kingsbury finished his near-perfect season with a win in Sunday’s season-ending World Cup dual moguls event. Kingsbury finished on top of the podium in seven of 10 World Cup moguls and dual moguls events this season, and finished second in the other ...
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Heidi Weng retains cross-country ski World Cup title

March 18, 2018  |   News

FALUN, Sweden — Norway’s Heidi Weng became the women’s cross-country ski World Cup champion for the second year in a row Sunday, holding off U.S. skier Jessie Diggins. Weng, who had been complaining of fatigue, was only 18th in Sunday’s race but that was enough to cling on as fellow ...
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