Canadian snowboarder Darcy Sharpe wins World Cup slopestyle gold in Calgary

Canadian snowboarder Darcy Sharpe won men’s World Cup slopestyle gold Sunday in Calgary.

The 27-year-old from Comox, B.C., posted a winning score of 88.85 points in the second of his three runs. Sharpe’s victory was the first of his career in slopestyle.

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Darcy Sharpe captures snowboard slopestyle gold in Calgary

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The Canadian snowboarder topped the podium at the World Cup event with a score of 88.85.

Dusty Henricksen of the United States was second with 82.66 and Sharpe’s Canadian teammate, Cameron Spalding of Moonstone, Ont., claimed bronze with 77.33.

Fellow Canadians Liam Brearley and Truth Smith also qualified for the final, finishing 13th and 18th, respectively.

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Canadian Spalding collects World Cup slopestyle bronze

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Snowboarder Cameron Spalding finished third in Calgary with a score of 77.33.

Julia Marino of the United States won women’s gold ahead of runner-up Laurie Blouin of Quebec City and bronze medallist Jasmine Baird of Georgetown, Ont., who reached her third World Cup podium of the season.

Marino won with a score of 78.36 points. Blouin scored 76.41 just ahead of Baird with 76.21.

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Blouin grabs slopestyle silver in Calgary

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Canadian Laurie Blouin finished second at the Snowboard World Cup event in Alberta on Saturday.

Canada’s Juliette Pelchat finished sixth with 64.50 points, while Emeraude Maheux was seventh (64.10).

Blouin won slopestyle silver in her Olympic debut at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Calgary’s World Cup was an international warmup for the world championship Feb. 19 to March 5 in Bakuriani, Georgia.

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Canada’s Baird takes home snowboard slopestyle bronze

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Jasmine Baird finished just behind fellow Canadian Laurie Blouin at the Snowboard World Cup event in Calgary.

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