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Ryerson University's Mattamy Athletic Centre located in the old Maple Leaf Gardens is hosting the Players Championships this week.
Edmonton's Mike Riddle won silver in the men's skiing halfpipe on Saturday at the world freestyle skiing championships.
It's his second world championship medal after earning a gold in 2011.
Erik Guay and Alex Harvey might only receive cursory mention — if any — on the national TV sportscasts. They might be routinely nudged off the front page by Auston Matthews vs. Patrik Laine for the Calder Trophy or the latest Toronto Blue Jays news out of spring training.
But make no mistake: this is a golden age for Canadian ski racers.
Mikael Kingsbury and Justine Dufour-Lapointe both won bronze medals at the world moguls championships in Spain.
Marielle Thompson wins the final event of the season after clinching the Crystal Globe as the overall winner. Brady Leman and Chris Del Bosco finish 1-2 in the men’s final.
Winning the 50-kilometre race, it was Harvey and Canada’s first world championship gold in cross-country since 2011, when he and Devon Kershaw won the team sprint event.
When Canada first launched Own the Podium, the rest of the sports world raised an eyebrow at the notion that a country whose people are best known for being nice and saying sorry was aiming for something as aggressive as global domination.
Erik Guay phoned up the mountain to teammate Manuel Osborne-Paradis after laying down a winning time in the super-G at the world alpine ski championship Wednesday.
His scouting report helped put two Canadian men on the world championship podium for the first time in the 44-year history of the biennial event.
It’s official: On January 15, the International Ski Federation (FIS), Quebec Winter Events Corporation and Cross Country Canada confirmed that Quebec City would be stepping up to host the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals this coming March 17–19.
Canada's top ski cross athletes will be aiming for another trip to the podium as the World Cup resumes for a doubleheader event starting on Saturday in Feldberg, Germany. Watch the livestream and television coverage on CBC.