ASPEN, Colo. — Canada earned double gold in snowboard large air as Laurie Blouin and Mark McMorris received their respective occasions on the snowboard and freeski world championships on Tuesday. Max Parrot of Bromont, Que.
ASPEN, Colo. — Canada earned double gold in snowboard large air as Laurie Blouin and Mark McMorris received their respective occasions on the snowboard and freeski world championships on Tuesday.
Max Parrot of Bromont, Que., gave Canada a 3rd spot on the snowboarding podium with a second-place end within the males’s occasion.
Blouin, from Stoneham, Que., earned her second profession gold medal at a world championships. She additionally received on the worlds in slopestyle in 2017.
The 24-year-old Blouin, a silver medallist in slopestyle on the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, scored 177.75 factors to edge 2021 world slopestyle winner Zoi Sadowski-Synnott of New Zealand (176.76).
Miyabi Onitsuka of Japan (174.75) received bronze.
McMorris, from Regina, had 179.25 factors, whereas Parrot had 178.25.
2021 males’s slopestyle champ Marcus Kleveland of Norway (176.25) was third.
The 27-year-old McMorris has received two Olympic bronze medals in slopestyle.
Earlier, Canada’s Edouard Therriault received a silver within the males’s snowboarding large air occasion on the worlds.
The 18-year-old Therriault, from Lorraine, Que., completed with 183 factors, simply behind gold medallist Oliwer Magnusson of Sweden (185.25).
“I used to be in a position to land the methods I got here right here to do and had a lot enjoyable at this time,” stated Therriault.
“I got here into the occasion with a game-plan and was aiming to a minimum of get a high ten with a superb rating, however I by no means thought I might get on the rostrum.”
Kim Gubser of Switzerland captured bronze (180.75).
Evan McEachran of Oakville, Ont., was fifth, Teal Harle of Campbell River, B.C., was thirteenth and Max Moffatt of Caledon, Ont., was thirty ninth.
Anastasia Tatalina of Russia received the ladies’s occasion.
Megan Oldham of Parry Sound, Ont., was fourth.
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed March 16, 2021.
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