Canada's Justin Kripps pilots two-man bobsled to bronze in World Cup finale - TSN.ca

Canada's Justin Kripps pilots two-man bobsled to bronze in World Cup finale. MORE:

2/17/2020

Canada's Justin Kripps pilots two-man bobsled to bronze in World Cup finale. MORE:

Justin Kripps piloted Canada's lone two-man bobsled to a third-place finish Sunday in the World Cup season finale.

The Canadian Press Justin Kripps , The Canadian Press SIGULDA, Latvia — Kripps, from Summerland, B.C., and Sam Giguere of Sherbrooke, Que., had a two-run time of one minute 39.59 seconds. Kripps won bronze a day earlier with Ben Coakwell of Saskatoon. "It was really good today," Kripps said."These are the first races we have had on this track, so we were just trying to get in the medals. We managed to get on the podium in both races, so we achieved our goal." Oskars Kibermanis and Matiss Mikniss of Latvia won gold in 1:39.18 and Switzerland's Simon Friedli and Gregory Jones were second at 1:39.54. Kripps also finished third in the overall World Cup two-man standings. He locked up the Crystal Globe as the season title winner after guiding the Canadian sled to five podiums — four bronze and one silver — in eight races this season. "It's good to know we are always fighting for the podium in every race," said Kripps. In women's skeleton, North Vancouver's Jane Channell was the top Canadian in 16th place. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 16, 2020. Read more: TSN

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Canada bounces back after mixed opening day at world junior curling championship - TSN.caCanada's Mackenzie Zacharias posted two victories Sunday at the world junior curling championship while the men's team skipped by Jacques Gauthier earned a 7-5 win over Switzerland's Yves Wagenseil.

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