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West Vancouver teen Jepsen skis to Paralympic gold in super combined debut

March 13, 2018  |   News

JEONGSEON, Korea, Republic Of — Mollie Jepsen made the most of her super combined debut at the Pyeongchang Paralympics, racing to gold in the standing category Tuesday in her first attempt at the two-race event. “I was trying to keep a really positive attitude going into this race,” Jepsen said. “I haven’t raced ...
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Brian McKeever becomes Canada’s most decorated winter Paralympian

March 11, 2018  |   News

PYEONCGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of — Brian McKeever has become the most decorated winter Paralympian in Canadian history. The 38-year-old visually impaired cross-country skier won the 20-kilometre event Monday in Pyeongchang, for his 11th Paralympic gold medal and 14th overall. McKeever passed alpine skier Lana Spreeman, who’d won 13 Paralympic medals. ...
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Manny O-P posts 5th place in WC super-G; Jansrud wins and secures discipline title

March 11, 2018  |   News

KVITFJELL, Norway — Kjetil Jansrud secured the men’s World Cup super-G title by winning the penultimate race of the season on Sunday, while Canadian Manny Osborne-Paradis raced to a season-best fifth place. Jansrud’s closest challenger in the discipline standings, Norwegian teammate Aksel Lund Svindal, failed to finish his run, enabling ...
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Calgary’s Oatway races to Super G gold at Pyeongchang Paralympics

March 11, 2018  |   News

JEONGSEON, Korea, Republic Of — Canada’s Kurt Oatway raced to gold in men’s sitting Super G at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday. The 34-year-old from Calgary skied to a time of one minute 25.83 seconds, 1.06 seconds ahead of silver medallist Andrew Kurka of the United States. Frederic Francois of France won ...
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Canada’s Erin Mielzynski seventh at World Cup alpine skiing event

March 10, 2018  |   News

OFTERSCHWANG, Germany — Erin Mielzynski of Collingwood, Ont., skied to her third World Cup top-ten finish of the season on Saturday at the event in Ofterschwang, Germany. Mielzynski was seventh, tying her season-best result. After the first run, the 27-year old sat in eighth but put down a great second run, ...
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Shiffrin wins 5th slalom globe in 6 seasons

March 10, 2018  |   News

OFTERSCHWANG, Germany — Mikaela Shiffrin has won her fifth slalom globe in the last six seasons. The American wrapped up the title after victory in the penultimate women’s World Cup slalom on Saturday. Shiffrin stretched her lead over the only remaining challenger, Petra Vlhova, to 225 points with just the ...
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Dressen edges favourites Feuz, Svindal to win WCup downhill

March 10, 2018  |   News

KVITFJELL, Norway — Thomas Dressen won a men’s World Cup downhill race on Saturday, less than two months after he became the first German winner in the discipline in 13 years. Dressen edged world champion Beat Feuz of Switzerland by 0.08 seconds, while Olympic gold medallist Aksel Lund Svindal finished ...
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