Americans Meyers, Evans edge Canadians at WC bobsled race
Canada's Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse placed second at the women's bobsled World Cup event on Friday, finishing 0.13 seconds away from gold. Americans Elana Meyers and Aja Evans took first place with a two-heat time of 1 minute, 37.67 seconds to edge Olympic gold-medal favourite Humphries and give the U.S. its first victory on the women's World Cup circuit in nearly three years. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Calgary's Justin Snith and Tristan Walker took fourth place at the World Cup luge event at Whistler, B.C., finishing 0.027 seconds off the podium. Tobias Wendl and Tobias Artl took gold with a two-run total of 1 minute, 13.087 seconds for their second straight World Cup win. Full Story.
Calgary's Sarah Reid captured a bronze medal Friday in a World Cup skeleton event. The 26-year-old posted a two-run time of one minute 40.60 seconds to capture her sixth career medal. "I had good training leading into the race and things went good so I'm happy with it," said Reid. Full Story.