Canada's Yuki Tsubota captures World Cup slopestyle bronze

Canada's Yuki Tsubota soared to bronze in women's slopestyle skiing at the final World Cup race of the season in Seiseralm, Italy on Friday.

24-year-old freestyle skier earns 2nd-career podium at season finale in Italy

Yuki Tsubota, seen above where she finished sixth at the Olympics, reached the World Cup podium for the second time in her career with a bronze in the women's ski slopestyle event in Seiseralm, Italy on Friday. (Fazry Ismail/EPA-EFE)

Canada's Yuki Tsubota soared to bronze in women's slopestyle skiing at the final World Cup race of the season in Seiseralm, Italy on Friday.

The Whistler, B.C. resident earned a score of 80.00 for her best run to secure third.

Yuki Tsubota caps World Cup ski slopestyle season with bronze medal

5 years ago
Duration 2:20
Whistler, B.C.'s Yuki Tsubota landed on the podium for the first time this season, in the last FIS World Cup slopestyle event of the season at Seiseralm, in Italy.

American Caroline Claire took gold at 84.00, while Isabel Atkin of Great Britain claimed silver with a score of 80.40.

Dara Howell of Huntsville, Ont., was one of eight competitors to qualify for the final and finished seventh.

Elena Gaskell of Vernon, B.C., Sofia Tchernetsky of Whistler, and Quebec City resident Kim Lamarre were in the field of 20 skiers, but did not advance. 

Yuki Tsubota happy to end season on a high note

5 years ago
Duration 0:33
Whistler, B.C.'s Yuki Tsubota earned bronze, her first medal of the season, at the final FIS World Cup ski slopestyle event of the season at Seiseralm in Italy

Tsubota, 24, reached the top of the World Cup podium at Mammoth Mountain, Calif., in January 2016.

Tsubota finished sixth at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang. 

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