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Canadian freestyle skier Fraser wins halfpipe bronze at World Cup stop in China

By The Canadian Press on December 9, 2023.

Amy Fraser, of Canada, stands on the podium following the halfpipe finals during the World Cup U.S. Grand Prix freestyle skiing event in Copper Mountain, Colo., Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. Fraser won bronze on Saturday in World Cup halfpipe in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Hugh Carey)

ZHANGJIAKOU, China – Canadian freestyle skier Amy Fraser picked up her second career World Cup medal by winning bronze in the halfpipe competition at China’s Secret Garden resort on Saturday.

The 28-year-old Calgarian finished the competition with 79.25 points.

Eileen Gu of China won gold with 94.25, while American Hanna Faulhaber took silver with 82.25.

Fellow Canadian Dillan Glennie, of Courtenay, B.C., finished fifth.

Fraser’s only other World Cup podium finish was a silver-medal performance last December at Copper Mountain, Colo.

American Alex Ferreira won the men’s competition Saturday, ahead of Luke Harrold of Australia and Hunter Hess of the United States. Andrew Longino, of Vernon, B.C., finished ninth.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 9, 2023.

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