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Canada wins two team World Cup snowboard cross golds

The Canadian Press

3/17/2013 3:41:16 PM

VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland -- The Canadian teams of Maelle Ricker and Dominique Maltais, and Christopher Robanske and Robert Fagan won the final snowboard cross team events of the World Cup season Sunday.

Ricker, from Squamish, B.C., and Maltais, from Petite-Riviere-Saint Francois, Que., finished ahead of Italians Michela Moioli and Raffaella Brutto and Americans Faye Gulini and Callan Chythlook-Sifsof in the women's final.

On the men's side, Robanske of North Vancouver, B.C., and Fagan, of Squamish, B.C., topped two American teams, Nick Baumgartner and Bate Holland, and Jonathan Cheever and Seth Wescott.