Laurie Blouin, World Cup, Liam Brearley, Women’S Slopestyle, Slopestyle, Katie Ormerod, Sommer Gendron, Silje Norendal

Laurie Blouin, World Cup

Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin wins World Cup gold in women’s slopestyle

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2020-02-17 12:26:00 AM

Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin wins World Cup gold in women’s slopestyle Globe_Sports

Blouin scored 78.31 points on her first run. Even though she had already clinched top spot, she didn’t hold back on her second trip down the hill and earned 79.56 points from the judges

With one race to go this season, Blouin, from Quebec City, was second in the slopestyle standings with 2,200 points. She was 400 points behind Britain’s Katie Ormerod, who finished third on Sunday with 68.71 points.Story continues below advertisementNorway’s Silje Norendal had a 75.68-point run on her first trip down the hill to finish in second place. Toronto’s Sommer Gendron was sixth (63.46) and Brooke Voight of Fort McMurray, Alta., was seventh (59.11).

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Brearley, a 16-year-old from Gravenhurst, Ont., scored 76.53 in his first run before taking a hard fall after completing the last jump on his second attempt. His best score held up to give him bronze behind New Zealand’s Tiarn Collins (80.50) and World Cup leader Ruki Tobita of Japan, who was second with 79.53.

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