Canada's Blouin captures bronze in big air snowboarding
2018 Olympic slopestyle silver medallist earns 156 points; Parrot 8th in men’s final
Olympic snowboarder Laurie Blouin of Stoneham, Que., earned the bronze medal on Saturday in a World Cup women's big air final in Beijing.
The 22-year-old Blouin scored 156 points en route to the third-place finish.
Watch Blouin earn her place on the podium:
Anna Gasser of Austria took gold with 182.25 points while Japan's Miyabi Onitsuka won silver with 176.
On the men's side, Max Parrot of Bromont, Que., was eighth in his big air final. Parrot won silver in slopestyle in Pyeongchang.
Sweden's Sven Thorgren won gold.