Marie-Michèle Gagnon didn't have much trouble in claiming her fourth straight national slalom title on Tuesday at the Alpine Canadian Championships in Whistler, B.C., winning the race in a time of one minute, 40.44 seconds for her ninth Canadian title in four different disciplines.
Marie-Michèle Gagnon and Jeffrey Frisch won their respective super-G titles at the Canadian championships in Whistler, B.C., on Monday. The biggest cheers, however, were saved for CBCSports.ca blogger Kelly VanderBeek, who was given a heartfelt sendoff by her teammates after retiring earlier this season.
Two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Andrus Veerpalu won his appeal Tuesday against a three-year doping ban, even though sport's highest court suspects he did cheat with human growth hormone.
Every Monday, the CBCSports.ca team picks a Canadian athlete who excelled on the international stage over the weekend. This week's award, his second win, goes to Quebec freestyle skier Mikael Kingsbury.
Petter Northug of Norway clinched the overall cross-country World Cup title Sunday with a convincing victory in the final race of the season. While in women's Marit Bjoergen took the final 10k freestyle win, placing her 4th overall.