Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Thompson Wins Gold, Leman Takes Silver at Ski Cross World Cup Stop

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Thompson Wins Gold, Leman Takes Silver at Ski Cross World Cup Stop

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Thompson wins second ski cross race of the season

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AROSA, Switzerland - Canada's freestlye ski team continued its early success on the World Cup ski cross circuit this season, as Marielle Thompson won a gold medal and Brady Leman claimed a silver in races on Tuesday.

Thompson, from North Vancouver, B.C., picked up her second gold in three races this season. She was second out of the gate in the big final but quickly pulled into first led for the rest of the race.

Karolina Riemen-Zerebecka of Poland was second and France's Ophelie David was third.

"It's been great to win two of three races," Thompson said. "I'm going to keep skiing how I've been skiing with everything going according to plan.

"There was a great atmosphere here in Arosa. A big crowd came out. …

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