Canada’s medal hopes are very alive on Monday in Sochi as defending Olympic champion Alex Bilodeau goes head-to-head with 21-year-old Mikaël Kingsbury at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.
Canada’s first home gold medallist leads the FIS overall freestyle skiing World Cup table with Kingsbury very close behind. And they’re dominating. In the moguls category, they have more Cup points between them than the next five competitors combined.
The pair have come first and second in five of the last six moguls World Cups in 2013-14, with Bilodeau getting the victory in the previous three straight. Mikaël won the first three, and also 2013 World Championships at the end of last season.
Bilodeau says the competition between them is driving results, “It’s amazing to be a part of a team this special. You learn from the best, training with these guys pushes me everyday. Every race we all want to have the…
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