Snowboardcross | Éliot Grondin collects gold in France

(Les Deux Alpes, France) Quebecer Eliot Grondin triumphed in snowboard cross at the Deux Alpes stage of the World Cup on Sunday.

The native of Sainte-Marie beat the Austrian Alessandro Haemmerle and the Spaniard Lucas Eguibar.

“It’s certain that the season is off to a great start. It replicates the last few months of training. I arrived here ready and I won all the qualifications and all the downhills, quoted by Radio-Canada.

“Coming here, I knew I had the speed to win. Winning the qualifiers and the final is quite satisfying. »

British Columbian Evan Bichon and Nova Scotian Liam Moffatt saw their journeys end in the round of 16.

On the women’s side, Meryeta O’Dine of Victoria placed eighth overall.

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