Sharpe opens sea­son with sil­ver

Toronto Star - - SPORTS/SCOREBOARD -

Cana­dian half­pipe skier Cassie Sharpe opened her World Cup sea­son with a sil­ver medal. It was the Olympic cham­pion’s best ca­reer re­sult at Cop­per Moun­tain, a venue she’s called her “neme­sis” af­ter past set­backs. The Co­mox, B.C., skier fin­ished 2.5 points be­hind win­ner Kelly Sil­daru of Es­to­nia. The 26-year-old won two Cup events, Dew Tour gold and an X Games bronze last sea­son.

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