Cassie Sharpe, of Canada, competes during the qualifications for women's halfpipe skiing world championship Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)AP Photo/Rick Bowmer
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

Double podium for Sharpe and Karker, Bowman wins silver at Freeski Halfpipe World Cup

In a double podium finish, Cassie Sharpe won gold and Rachael Karker earned bronze, and Noah Bowman received silver during the Freeski Halfpipe World Cup at Mammoth Mountain Resort on Saturday.

The excitement at the Mammoth Mountain Resort continued, this time for Cassie Sharpe as she performed an excellent routine for a 90.00, taking gold during the Women’s Freeski Halfpipe event. Overall, it was a close finish as Russia’s Valeriya Demidova scored an 89.00 for second place and fellow Canadian, Rachael Karker, received an 88.00 for bronze.

During her last visit to Mammoth Mountain in 2019, Sharpe previously won gold. Last weekend, Sharpe and Karker also shared the podium at the X Games in Aspen.

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On the men’s side of Freeski Halfpipe, Noah Bowman held his own for a silver medal with a score of 88.60. Right behind him was Lyman Currier of Team USA (88.20). America’s Aaron Blunck came out strong with a score of 97.20 for first place. Bowman previously won gold at the Secret Garden, China World Cup in December 2019.

The next World Cup starts on February 13th in Calgary, Alberta.