Freestyle Skiing World Championships | Megan Oldham collects a second medal

(Bak’Uriani) Canada’s Megan Oldham won the bronze medal in the big air event at the World Freestyle Skiing Championships on Saturday in Bakuriani, Georgia.

The 21-year-old from Newmarket, Ont., finished the competition with a cumulative score of 174.00, just one point behind silver medalist Sandra Eie of Norway.

Frenchwoman Tess Ledeux comfortably won the event with a total score of 186.75.

For Oldham, this is a second podium at these World Championships. On February 28, she took second place in freeski slopestyle.


Megan Oldham

Last year, Oldham placed fourth in the big air at the Beijing Olympics. In the World Cup, Oldham has a victory in 2022-23, obtained on December 16 in Colorado.

On the men’s side, the day after spectacular qualifying performances, Canadians Noah Porter Maclennan (123.75) and Teal Harle (35.00) had to settle for eighth and 10e positions, respectively, during the Grand Finals.

American Troy Podmilsak claimed gold with a final score of 187.75, ahead of Austrian Lukas Müllauer (184.50) and Norwegian Birk Ruud (183.50).

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