Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Kingsbury Starts Road to Sochi Games by Winning Moguls World Cup Event

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Kingsbury Starts Road to Sochi Games by Winning Moguls World Cup Event

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Canada's Kingsbury wins moguls WCup event

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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - Mikael Kingsbury's quest for a berth in the 2014 Sochi Olympics is off to an impressive start.

The moguls skier from Deux-Montagnes, Que., won gold in the men's moguls competition Thursday at a World Cup event.

The competition was the first of five that will determine Canada's team for the Olympics.

"I'm on the right track to qualify for the Games," Kingsbury said. "Every time there's a World Cup that counts for the Olympics I'm going to be at my best."

Kingsbury won with a score of 27.05, his personal best on the Lake Placid course, and held on to the yellow bib as the FIS points leader for men's moguls.

Parick Deneen took the silver with a score of 25.71 and fellow American Dylan Walczyk earned bronze with a 23.57 total.

Olympic champion Alex Bilodeau fell in the last section of the final run and finished fifth at 19.77.

"I need to adjust a few things for next week in Calgary," said the Rosemere, Que. …

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