On Sunday, Marielle Thompson of Canada won her third consecutive World Cup women’s ski cross gold medal in Georgia. This achievement came after a successful weekend where she won two gold medals and now has four wins in five races.
Thompson, who is the reigning Olympic silver medallist, emphasized the importance of skiing cleanly and making minor adjustments in order to maintain speed. She also highlighted the start of the race as particularly crucial, focusing 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 an impressive performance by Canadian skiers, with Thompson leading the way and setting an example for others to follow.