Duncan double at Innichen, Gerrits strikes gold in Beijing
UPDATE: Sunday, December 22
Dave Duncan made it double gold in Innichen, Italy on Sunday, winning a second straight World Cup ski cross race in as many days. These are his first two World Cup wins.
Marielle Thompson, who finished fifth a day earlier, was second in the women’s event on Sunday in Innichen. Both Duncan and Thompson now lead World Cup standings.
Earlier in the day Travis Gerrits took gold in Beijing in the men’s aerials.
Saturday, December 21
In the women’s event, Kelsey Serwa won the silver medal, making it three weekend World Cup medals for Canada in ski cross.
Alex Fiva of Switzerland finished between Duncan and Leman. Fellow Swiss Fanny Smith was the top woman in ski cross, with Anna Holmlund of Sweden finishing behind Canada’s Serwa.
Slopestyle skier Dara Howell was also golden on Saturday, breaking up an American sweep at the Copper Mountain Grand Prix in Colorado.
In Lake Louise, Alberta Dominique Maltais won a World Cup silver medal in snowboard cross and remains the overall leader this season in her discipline.
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