Sports NewsAlert: Snowboarder Blouin wins silver medal

09:21  12 february  2018
09:21  12 february  2018 Source:   msn.com

Parrot and McMorris win slopestyle medals

  Parrot and McMorris win slopestyle medals Parrot and McMorris win slopestyle medalsPYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - Mark McMorris admits there have been some "low times" in the last year.

CP NewsAlert : Snowboarder Blouin comes back from injury to win Olympic silver .

Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin has won a silver medal in the women's slopestyle at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Sporting a black eye after a nasty crash in training a few days ago, Blouin overcame high winds to nail a clean second run for 76.33 points.

a person wearing a hat© Provided by thecanadianpress.com

PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin has won a silver medal in the women's slopestyle at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Sporting a black eye after a nasty crash in training a few days ago, Blouin overcame high winds to nail a clean second run for 76.33 points.

The reigning world champion from Stoneham, Que., Blouin was second behind American Jamie Anderson, who scored 83.00 on her first run.

Enni Rukajarvi of Finland took bronze with a score of 73.91.

Brooke Voigt of Fort McMurray, Alta., finished 21st and Spencer O'Brien of Courtenay, B.C., was 22nd.

The start of the competition was delayed for about 75 minutes due to the conditions at windswept Phoenix Park.

Canada's Bloemen wins speedskating silver

  Canada's Bloemen wins speedskating silver GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of - Canadian long-track speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen has won a silver medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Bloemen was edged off the top of podium in the men's 5,000 metres by legendary Dutchman Sven Kramer, who broke his own Olympic record to take his third straight gold in the event in six minutes 9.76 seconds. The world-record holder in the event, Bloemen finished in 6:11.616. He edged Norway's Sverre Lunde Pedersen Bloemen was edged off the top of podium in the men's 5,000 metres by legendary Dutchman Sven Kramer, who broke his own Olympic record to take his third straight gold in the event in six minutes 9.76 seconds.

WATCH ABOVE: Silver medallist Laurie Blouin knew she'd return after training accident. PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of – Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin has won a silver medal in the women’s slopestyle at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of — Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin has won a silver medal in the women’s slopestyle at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Max Parrot of Bromont, Que., won silver and Regina’s Mark McMorris took the bronze.

High winds forced the cancellation of the qualification on Sunday. Organizers decided to instead allow all competitors direct entry into the final.

Blouin took a hard fall Friday when her board got stuck in a crack after she landed a double jump. She resumed full training Sunday.

Canada won two medals in the men's slopestyle competition on Sunday. Max Parrot of Bromont, Que., won silver and Regina's Mark McMorris took the bronze.

'It's like our Stanley Cup': Canada-U.S. battle for women's hockey gold .
Canada's Brianne Jenner knows exactly what to expect when her squad and the United States meet Wednesday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 11 p.m. ET) in a one-game showdown for the Olympic gold medal in women's hockey: "A battle for the ages, as usual."Brianne Jenner knows exactly what to expect when Canada and the United States meet Wednesday night in a one-game showdown for the Olympic gold medal in women's hockey.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
This is interesting!