Four Canadian women through to moguls finals in Sochi

Four Canadian women through to moguls finals in Sochi

By Asif Hossain

SOCHI, Russia – Ladies’ freestyle skiing moguls qualifications in the Olympic Winter Games got underway on Thursday and Canada sits in a strong position with four women through to the finals.

The Dufour-Lapointe sisters from Montreal, Québec – Chloé (2nd), Justine (3rd) and Maxime (8th) – will all battle for the podium when action resumes on Saturday, February 8 in Sochi. Audrey Robichaud from Québec City is also in the mix, having finished 9th in qualifications.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

American Hannah Kearney leads the pack after registering a score of 23.05 ahead of Chloé (22.64).

Freestyle coaches for Team Canada were pleased with the outcome.

“It is a good day at the office. It was the plan and the hope to get all four in the top 10,” coach Jean-Paul Richard said.

“On Saturday they go direct into the final now…they  are going to have three runs to do so it is good that they don’t have to take part in the second qualification run and have one less run to do.”

Marc-Andre Moreau said of the Canadian foursome, “all four are capable. If they do what they have to do then they all have the potential to get on the podium.”

See Also: Dufour-Lapointe – family & performance

See Also: Canadians start strong in snowboard slopestyle

Enhanced by Zemanta

By Asif Hossain

Olympic Club

Feature Poll

TO2015 Pan Am VenuesSee All

Venue Guide: Beach Volleyball Centre

Upcoming GamesSee All

2015 Toronto

2015 Toronto

Toronto was awarded the 2015 Pan American Games on November 6, 2009, defeating bids from Lima, Peru and Bogota, Colombia….

Top Team Canada Fans

Matthew Tully

Current Level

All-Star

  • Total: 1879 points
  • Earned this week: 1879 points
  • Next Level: Bronze
  • Needed: 121 points

Dirk Viemann

Current Level

All-Star

  • Total: 1632 points
  • Earned this week: 1632 points
  • Next Level: Bronze
  • Needed: 368 points

Ryan Patterson

Current Level

All-Star

  • Total: 1415 points
  • Earned this week: 1415 points
  • Next Level: Bronze
  • Needed: 585 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 907 other followers