ASPEN, Colo. — A trio of Canadians captured silver medals on the freestyle ski and snowboarding world championships on Friday.
Rachel Karker of Erin, Ont., fell in her first run of the day within the freeski halfpipe occasion, however completed second after her remaining run scored 91.75 factors.
It is the primary world championship medal for Karker. She completed fourth in 2019.
“It is undoubtedly a reduction touchdown a strong run. I’m actually completely happy to come back again after falling in my first run and getting onto the rostrum,” stated Karker.
“It was actually gentle at present, it makes it straightforward to hook an edge and never be capable of get out, it was a bit of tough however I used to be capable of deal with it in my second and third runs.”
China’s Eileen Gu took gold in Friday’s occasion and Nice Britain’s Zoe Atkin got here third.
Calgary’s Amy Fraser didn’t qualify for the ultimate and completed ninth general.
On the lads’s aspect, Simon d’Artois gained silver in freeski halfpipe with 91.25 factors.
The skier from Whistler, B.C., completed behind Nico Porteous of New Zealand, and American Birk Irving got here third.
“I am completely happy to be again and to see the work and time that I put into coming again stronger from my harm repay,” stated d’Artois. “It undoubtedly provides me confidence for the yr to come back and many reduction.”
Calgary’s Brendan MacKay was seventh and Noah Bowman completed ninth.
Snowboarder Sebastien Toutant of L’Assomption, Que., took second within the males’s competitors with 82.53 factors.
Norway’s Marcus Kleveland gained gold with 90.66 and Finland’s Rene Rinnekangas was third.
Max Parrot of Bromont, Que., was sixth, Mark McMorris of Regina was forty second and Liam Brearley of Gravenhurst, Ont., was forty sixth.
Toutant gained gold in huge air on the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics and was eleventh in slopestyle.
Zoi Sadowski Synnott of New Zealand gained the ladies’s slopestyle occasion Friday.
Laurie Blouin of Quebec Metropolis was twelfth, Brooke Voigt of Fort McMurray, Alta., was thirteenth and Jasmine Baird of Georgetown, Ont., was twenty second.