January 18th, 2019

Canadian moguls star Mikael Kingsbury golden again in Calgary

By The Canadian Press on January 12, 2019.

Canada's Mikael Kingsbury competes during the men's World Cup freestyle moguls event in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CALGARY – Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury continued his dominance of men’s moguls with a World Cup victory Saturday in Calgary.

The reigning Olympic men’s champion from Deux-Montagnes, Que., has won three of three gold in World Cup moguls this season as well as a dual moguls race.

The 26-year-old posted a score of 84.17 points in the six-man super final for his 53rd career World Cup win.

Walter Wallberg of Sweden scored 80.98 for silver. Daichi Hara of Japan took bronze with 78.14.

In women’s moguls, Yulia Galysheva of Kazakhstan claimed gold with 79.10 points, Perrine Laffont of France was the silver medallist with 77.96 points and Jaelin Kauf of the U.S. earned bronze with 76.10.

Montreal’s Justine Dufour-Lapionte place fifth.

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