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Canada's Reece Howden skis to victory during the men's semifinal at the World Cup ski cross event at Nakiska Ski Resort in Kananaskis, Alta., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Ski Cross: Howden wins gold, Thompson claims bronze in Idre Fjäll

Canadian skiers had another successful day on the slopes at the FIS Ski Cross World Cup in Idre Fjäll, Sweden on Sunday.

Team Canada will close out the competition with two golds, one silver and one bronze.

22-year-old Reece Howden claimed back-to-back gold medals in the men’s ski cross event. He raced past Swiss skiers Ryan Regez and Jonas Lenherr to earn his second victory of the weekend.

Today’s gold marks Howden’s third victory in just four races. He currently sits at the top of the World Cup standings with 470.00 points. So far this season, the Cultus Lake, B.C native has won five medals including four gold and one silver.

READ: Reece Howden skis to gold in Sweden

Marielle Thompson also claimed her second medal of the weekend. She followed up her silver medal performance with a bronze on Sunday morning.

READ: Marielle Thompson wins ski cross silver in Idre Fjäll

The two-time Olympian was joined on the podium by Fanny Smith of Switzerland and Alizee Baron of France, who won first and second respectively.

Next up, the Ski Cross World Cup will head to Germany in the beginning of February.