Howden and Schmidt claim gold in World Cup ski cross on Canadian soil

Canada’s Howden, Schmidt win World Cup ski cross gold on home snow

“Canadian Skiers Reece Howden and Hannah Schmidt Win Gold at World Cup Event

It was a victorious day for Canadian skiers Reece Howden and Hannah Schmidt at the ski cross World Cup event. Howden, from Cultus Lake, B.C., clinched his first win of the season, beating out France’s Terence Tchiknavorian and bronze medallist Fiva Alex of Switzerland. Meanwhile, Schmidt, hailing from Ottawa, seized her second victory this season. Her teammate, Marielle Thompson of Whistler, B.C., secured second place. Fanny Smith of Switzerland rounded out the top three.

What Can We Expect Next?

Another World Cup ski cross event is scheduled for Sunday at Nakiska Ski Area, located west of Calgary. Will Howden and Schmidt continue their winning streak? Only time will tell.

The Big Picture

As we celebrate these victories, it’s important to acknowledge the hard work and dedication that go into achieving such success in the world of ski cross. The competition is stiff, and all athletes put in an incredible amount of effort to reach the top of the podium.

Final Thoughts

While Howden and Schmidt’s wins are certainly cause for celebration, it’s crucial to remember that there are many talented and deserving skiers in the mix. The ski cross community is rich with talent and passion, making every event an exciting and unpredictable spectacle. Let’s continue to support and appreciate the tremendous skill and sportsmanship displayed by these incredible athletes.”



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