Marielle Thompson of Canada made history on Sunday by winning her third consecutive World Cup women’s ski cross gold medal in Georgia. The Whistler, B.C. native finished strong with two gold medals and is now leading the season standings.
Thompson shared her thoughts on how she achieved such success, stating that skiing cleanly and making minor adjustments are crucial for maintaining speed. She also emphasized the importance of starting the race quickly and powerfully to gain an advantage over competitors.
France’s Marielle Berger Sabbatel took home silver, while Switzerland’s Talina Gantenbein earned bronze. India Sherret of Cranbrook, B.C., finished fourth in the final.
The Canadian skiers had a successful weekend overall, with Thompson leading the way with her impressive performance.