Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Elena Gaskell Captures Crystal Globe after Bronze at Home

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Elena Gaskell Captures Crystal Globe after Bronze at Home

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Canadian Gaskell captures Crystal Globe at home

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QUEBEC - Canadian Elena Gaskell earned the Crystal Globe for the 2018-19 freestyle skiing big air campaign after capturing a bronze medal in the season-ending World Cup on Saturday.

The native of Vernon, B.C., got 158 points on the day, good enough to secure the 2018-19 championship.

Switzerland's Mathilde Gremaud took gold and Kea Kuehnel of Germany was second.

"I'm speechless. I'm so happy," Gaskell said.

"I had a good season, even if there were little injuries along the way that meant I couldn't train as hard as I would have wanted, but in the end I was able to ski well at the right time."

Yuka Tsubota of Whistler, B.C., was fourth and Megan Oldham of Parry Sound, Ont. …

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