Here are eight recent stories featuring Canadian athletes competing at international events.
Burton European Open
The 21-year-old Olympic bronze medallist scored 85.60 points but was bettered by Norwegian rider Stale Sandbech’s 91.40. Sandbech’s countryman and storied vet Torstein Horgmo put up 83.25 points for third.
Slopestyle highlights from BEO with the coolest tracking camera shots
Armory Track Invitational
With start times separated by just 32-minutes, Levins first clocked 3-minutes, 54.74 seconds in the 1-mile only four-tenths off Nathan Brannen’s Canadian indoor record. Levins clearly recovered well, then running the 2-mile in 8-minutes, 15.38 seconds to complete the double.
World Cup luge
Bottom line: Alex Gough won her third silver of the World Cup season on Saturday
Bottom line: In Norway, Denny Morrison won a bronze medal in the 1500m while women’s team leader Ivanie Blondin was second in the mass start.
Bottom line: World Cup rookie Melissa Corbo won a bronze medal on Friday at an aerials event in Lake Placid, USA.
World Cup bobsleigh
Bottom line: Friday saw Kaillie Humphries win a bronze medal in La Plagne, France with brakeman Melissa Lotholz.
World Cup moguls
Bottom line: In Lake Placid the women were first and third with Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Andi Naude respectively. The men were in the same spots with Mikaël Kingsbury topping Marc-Antoine Gagnon.
Bottom line: Daniel Nestor and French partner Kristina Mladenovic came up short in the Australian Open mixed doubles final.
Nestor and Mladenovic, the defending champions, fell 6-4, 6-3 to 16-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis and her partner, Leander Paes.