Canada's Alex Bilodeau claims silver in dual moguls
Mikael Kingsbury 5th
Alex Bilodeau of Rosemere, Que., placed second behind Bradley Wilson of the United States at a World Cup dual moguls events on Sunday in Inawashiro, Japan.
Canada's Mikael Kingsbury, who won Saturday's moguls race and leads the overall standings, was fifth behind Japan's Sho Kashima.
Joseph Discoe, also of the United States, was third.
"The course was really amazing today, not slick like yesterday, and everybody brought their A game," said Bilodeau in a press release. "But I was skiing really well and managed to win everything except the final."
Still, the Rosemère, Que. native was happy with his result.
"I did a good job today and I think I’m in the right place. As for that last dual, I made a little mistake but it happens, and it really could have gone either way. I’m happy for Brad, he had a great weekend here."
In the women's race, Miki Ito of Japan captured her first victory of the season by finishing ahead of Mikaela Matthews and Hannah Kearney, both from the United States.
With the 60 points she received on Sunday, Kearney moved into first place in the standings with 513 points, three ahead of Justine Dufour-Lapointe of Montreal, who finished eighth.
Quebec City's Audrey Robichaud was seventh and Maxime Dufour-Lapointe was 11th.
The next World Cup event is in Are, Sweden, on March 15-16.