Sochi Olympics Freestyle SkiingAP Photo/Sergei Grits
AP Photo/Sergei Grits

Dara Howell wins big air bronze in Modena

Dara Howell won big air bronze at the FIS World Cup in Modena, Italy on Sunday.

The 25-year-old from Hunstville, Ontario, finished the event with a score of 151.50 points. While her first run was not scored, she scored a 63.50 on the second jump and led the third jump with a score of 88.00.

Howell ended the event with 600.00 FIS points. This is her first World Cup medal since undergoing knee surgery in October 2018.

Switzerland claimed the first two positions with Mathilde Gremaud in the lead (178.00), and Giulia Tanno (159.50). Canada’s Megan Oldham found herself in fifth place with 103.25 points.

On the men’s side, Teal Harle also earned a fifth-place with 174.25 points and Max Moffatt secured ninth place (106.50).

The next FIS stop is Stubai, Austria on November 21-23.