BOKWANG, Korea, Republic Of — Canadian freestyle skier Cassie Sharpe has won gold in the women’s ski halfpipe competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Sharpe, from Comox, B.C., finished with a score of 95.80 on a cool, sunny morning at Phoenix Park.
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France’s Marie Martinod took silver after crashing in her final run, guaranteeing Sharpe the top spot.
American Brita Sigourney won bronze.
Sharpe was the last skier to compete in the three-run final after winning the qualifying session a day earlier.
She set the tone early in the final, getting a 94.40 in her first run down the halfpipe and following it up with a 95.80 in the second.
The best of three runs is a skier’s final score in ski halfpipe.
Calgary’s Rosalind Groenewoud finished 10th overall.