Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Moffat Wins Slopestyle World Cup, Oldham Second in Women's Event

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Moffat Wins Slopestyle World Cup, Oldham Second in Women's Event

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Canada's Moffat wins slopestyle World Cup

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Canada's Max Moffat won gold in skiing slopestyle on Sunday while fellow Canadian Meghan Oldham took silver in the women's event at Seiser Alm, Italy.

The medals were the first on the World Cup circuit for both skiers.

Moffat, of Caledon, Ont., scored 83.10 in his best of three final runs. Sweden's Oliwer Magnusson was second (82.35 points) and 17-year-old American Kiernan Fagan took bronze (81.00).

"It feels a little unreal," said the 20-year-old Moffat. "I just happened to do exactly as planned in the first run, so it was a bit stressful waiting to see what the others would do. In the end though, it was such a great experience. Words can barely describe it."

The 17-year-old Oldham, of Parry Sound, Ont. …

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