The plodder canadian Mikaël Kingsbury harvest another triumph in the world Cup

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Kingsbury had started the season at the world Cup with a triumph in Ruka, Finland, two weeks ago.

Zhangjiakou — The plodder canadian Mikael Kingsbury has won his ninth straight win in world Cup freestyle skiing during a trial presented Thursday to Thaiwoo, China.

 

The athlete of Two Mountains, one of the best medal hopes for the olympic Games to Pyeongchang, has harvested 83,61 points and got a 44th medal in career in the world Cup.

 

He has moved ahead of Australia’s Matt Graham (82,75) and American Troy Murphy (80,57).

 

Kingsbury had started the season at the world Cup with a triumph in Ruka, Finland, two weeks ago.

 

Philippe Marquis, from Quebec city, is ranked eighth with a score of 77,03 while Marc-Antoine Gagnon of Terrebonne, ended up in 10th place.

I managed my best run down during the super-final
Mikaël Kingsbury, freestyle skier

Kerrian Chunland (14th), Sainte-Foy, Laurent Dumais (34th), of Quebec, and Simon Lemieux (39th), from Repentigny and Gabriel Dufresne (41st), also in Repentigny, also participated in the event.

 

Kinbsbury has not known a journey of all the rest, his skis and his luggage is not arrived at the airport at the same time as him. This is the eve of the first training runs that he was able to recover them.

 

“I managed my best run down during the super-final, said the athlete 25 years. The day started well. I had an excellent performance in qualifying this morning, which gave me the advance. I have committed small mistakes in the final, but I was still placed in the fourth position for the super-final. And this is where I made my best run down. “

 

On the women’s side, Andi Naude, of British Columbia, has attained the third step of the podium thanks to a score of 77,64.

 

“I’m really very happy of my day, she said. My goal was to participate in the three round of qualifications up to the super-final, adhere to the game plan and do my best during each of my raids. “

 

Montreal’s Justine Dufour-Lapointe finished fourth while her sisters Chloe and Maxime have finished 15th and 27th, respectively.

 

Alex-Anne Gagnon of Terrebonne, had to settle for the 30th rank.

 

The competition continues on Friday.

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