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Canada’s Brendan Mackay wins men’s halfpipe skiing world title

Canada’s Brendan Mackay wins men’s halfpipe skiing world title

Brendan Mackay will convey residence a gold medal from the freestyle snowboarding world championships, after the Calgary native was topped world champion within the males’s halfpipe last on Saturday in Bakuriani, Georgia.

Mackay scored a 97.25 within the last, topping the 95.75 of silver-medallist Jon Sallinen of Finland.

Ferreira of the US rounded out the rostrum, taking bronze with a rating 0f 93.00.

Simon d’Artois of Whistler, B.C. completed simply out of the medals, scoring 92.00 for a fourth-place end. Andrew Longino and Dylan Marineau, each of Calgary, didn’t qualify for the ultimate.

Within the girls’s freestyle halfpipe last, Rachael Karker, of Erin, Ont. received a bronze medal.

Karker put up a rating of 92.25, behind gold medallist Hanna Faulhaber of the US (95.75) and Nice Britain’s Zoe Akin (94.50).

Calgary’s Amy Fraser and Dillan Glennie, of Courtenay, B.C., each superior to the ultimate, ending fifth and eighth, respectively.

Massive air bronze for Oldham

Megan Oldham added a second medal to her haul on the world championships on Saturday, taking bronze within the girls’s huge air last.

The Parry Sound, Ont. native, who received slopestyle silver earlier within the week, scored 174.00 within the huge air last. That was simply behind Norway’s Sandra Eie (175.00), who snagged silver.

French skier Tess Ledeux (186.75) took gold within the occasion.