Marielle Thompson of Canada had a successful weekend in Georgia, winning her third consecutive World Cup women’s ski cross gold medal on Sunday. She also won two gold medals at the event, leading the season standings with four wins in five races. In her 132nd World Cup start, Thompson emphasized the importance of skiing cleanly and making minor adjustments to maintain speed.
Thompson won all her heats and earned her 65th World Cup podium and 29th career victory. The start of the race was particularly crucial, so Thompson focused on being quick and powerful out of the gate. France’s Marielle Berger Sabbatel and Switzerland’s Talina Gantenbein finished with silver and bronze medals, respectively. India Sherret of Cranbrook, B.C. finished fourth in the final.
Overall, it was a successful weekend for Canadian skiers, with Thompson leading the way with her impressive performance.