Megan Oldham took silver within the ladies’s ski massive air and fellow Canadian Laurie Blouin earned a bronze in ladies’s slopestyle snowboard because the 2021 Aspen X Video games opened Friday.
Oldham, from Newmarket, Ont., landed a clear swap 1080 on her closing run to cement her maintain on second place, nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient to catch Swiss skier Mathilde Gremaud.
Eileen Gu of China completed third.
Oldham picked up her second profession X Video games medal after successful gold in massive air final yr in Oslo.
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Blouin, from Stoneham, Que., picked up the third X Video games medal of her profession, all coming at Aspen. She gained gold in massive air in 2019, and silver in slopestyle in 2020.
Jamie Anderson of america completed first, adopted by New Zealand’s Zoi Sadowski-Synnott.
Sharpe, Karker attain podium in ski superpipe
Canadians Cassie Sharpe and Rachael Karker reached the rostrum in ladies’s ski superpipe, grabbing silver and bronze, respectively.
Sharpe, from Comox, B.C., has earned two bronze medals, a gold and a silver since 2018 in Aspen’s ski superpipe occasion.
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Karker, from Erin, Ont., took silver in Aspen final yr and bronze in 2019.
China’s Gu gained the occasion for her second medal of the day.
The Canadian males did not have as a lot luck Friday within the ski superpipe, with Brendan MacKay ending fourth and Noah Bowman putting eighth.
New Zealand’s Nico Porteous gained gold, whereas People Aaron Blunck (silver) and Birk Irving (bronze) rounded out the highest three
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