Canadians sweep men’s halfpipe event, Calgary World Cup

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Press Release, Canadian Freestyle Ski Association:

Justin Dorey of Vernon, B.C. spun, flipped and stomped his way down COP’s halfpipe to lead a Canadian sweep of the podium. This marks Dorey’s first ever FIS World Cup victory.

Dorey, with a score of 87.20 topped his friend and teammate, Calgary’s Noah Bowman. Bowman scored 84.40 points just above 3rd place finisher Matt Margetts of Penticton’s 82.60. In 5th place was Whistler, B.C.’s Simon D’Artois with a score of 78.60.

“Winning today,” said Dorey “allows me to change my priorities for the rest of the season. Now, it’s all about revving it up for my Sochi run… and winning this event, standing beside my best friends, is the best feeling ever.”

In the women’s competition, after qualifying first, Calgary’s Megan Gunning ended up in fourth position with a score of 76.80. Keltie Hansen, also of Calgary came 8th with a score of 69.40.

Ladies’ Full Results:
http://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/results.html?sector=FS&raceid=7325

Men’s Full Results:
http://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/results.html?sector=FS&raceid=7326

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