Skiing

Mikael Kingsbury leads Canadian podium domination at moguls World Cup

Canadian moguls star Mikael Kingsbury won a gold medal at a World Cup freestyle skiing event on the Olympic course in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Saturday. Kingsbury was joined on the podium by teammates Philippe Marquis, Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Andi Maude.

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Mikael Kingsbury wins Olympic test event by narrow margin

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Just 1/100th of a point separated first and second at the moguls World Cup event in South Korea. 0:37

Canadian moguls star Mikael Kingsbury won a gold medal at a World Cup freestyle skiing event on the Olympic course in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Saturday.

The skier from Deux-Montagnes, Que., finished first with 86.71 points, just ahead of Dmitriy Reiherd of Kazakhstan, who scored 86.70.

"I made a few small mistakes but my jumps were excellent and they allowed me to get the higher score," Kingsbury said in a press release. "The course is amazing, I did take a lot of notes and I will try to repeat today's feat next year at the Games."

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The Canadian mogul star talks about winning his third event in a row on Saturday in Bokwang, Korea. 0:54

Quebec City's Philippe Marquis was third with 85.94.

Philippe Marquis wins moguls bronze in Korea

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The Canadian finished in third place on Saturday at a 2018 Olympic test event in Bokwang, Korea, with 85.94 points. 1:13

"I am really happy," Marquis said. "This season, I have been consistent with my skiing but I simply couldn't get to the podium. I now have two medals in a row, including the one at Deer Valley, [Utah]."

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The Canadian discusses his third place result on Saturday in Bokwang, Korea. 1:08

Laurent Dumais of Quebec City was ninth, Marc-Antoine Gagnon of Terrebonne, Que., was 14th, Simon Pouliot-Cavanagh of Quebec City was 18th and Luke Ulsifer of Calgary finished 34th.

On the women's side, Justine Dufour-Lapointe of Montreal was second with 78.35 while Andi Naude of Penticton, B.C., was third at 78.16. Australian Britteny Cox captured gold with 81.66 points.

Justine Dufour-Lapointe earns moguls silver in Korea

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The Montreal native finished second overall on Saturday during a 2018 Olympic test event in Bokwang, Korea, with 78.35 points 1:33

"I am happy with my performance tonight, but what I am most proud of is to know that I am able to ski well on this course," Dufour-Lapointe said.

Andi Naude rounds out moguls podium in Korea

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The native of Regina, Saskatchewan, finished in third place on Saturday at a 2018 Olympic test event in Bokwang, Korea, with 78.16 points. 1:30

Chloe Dufour-Lapointe of Montreal was eighth, Audrey Robichaud of Quebec City was ninth, Alex-Anne Gagnon of Terrebonne, Que., was 15th and Maxime Dufour-Lapointe of Montreal was 24th.

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