Canada's Darcy Sharpe jumps, backdropped by the moon, in the Men's Snowboard Big Air for the 2019 FIS Big Air World Cup held at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) ///AP Photo/Ng Han Guan
AP Photo/Ng Han Guan

Darcy Sharpe and Brendan MacKay win medals on final day of X Games

Snowboarder Darcy Sharpe won silver and freestyle skier Brendan MacKay claimed bronze at the X Games on Sunday in Aspen.

Sharpe earned the silver medal during the Snowboard Slope Rail Jam. America’s Jesse Paul secured first place and Sweden’s Sven Thorgren finished third. Yesterday, Sharpe won his first X Games gold in the men’s snowboard slopestyle.

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MacKay won his first-ever X Games medal, a bronze in the men’s ski superpipe event. Alex Ferrerira of the United States was victorious and Aaron Blunck earned second place.

This weekend, Canadian athletes won a total of nine medals. The next X Games event will be held in China from February 21-23.