Marielle Thompson of B.C. Clinches Third Consecutive World Cup Ski Cross Gold

On Sunday, Marielle Thompson of Canada clinched her third consecutive World Cup women’s ski cross gold medal in Georgia. The Whistler, B.C. native had a standout weekend at the event, winning two gold medals and now boasting four wins in five races.

Thompson, who is the reigning Olympic silver medallist, was thrilled to be back on top of the podium. She attributed her success to focusing on being quick and powerful out of the gate, as well as making minor adjustments to maintain speed. In her 132nd World Cup start, Thompson won all her heats and earned her 65th World Cup podium and 29th career victory.

Meanwhile, France’s Marielle Berger Sabbatel and Switzerland’s Talina Gantenbein finished with silver and bronze medals respectively. India Sherret of Cranbrook, B.C., finished fourth in the final.

Overall, it was a successful weekend for Canadian skiers, with Thompson leading the way with her impressive performance.

By Editor

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