Amy Fraser and Brendan Mackay win Halfpipe Skiing World Cup Silver Medals in Calgary

Amy Fraser (Canadian Olympic Committee) (with permission)

Amy Fraser of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Brendan Mackay of Calgary, Alberta each earned a silver medal at a World Cup halfpipe skiing event in Calgary on Thursday. For Fraser it was her fourth World Cup medal, and for Mackay, it was his ninth World Cup medal.

Fraser posted a score of 89.25 points. Ailing Eileen Gu of China won the gold medal with 93.25 points. Zoe Atkin of Great Britain won the bronze medal with a score of 88 points. Fraser reached the podium by 10.5 points over Riley Jacobs of the United States, who finished in fourth place with 78.75 points.

Mackay posted a score of 94.25 points. Alex Ferreira of the United States won the gold medal with a score of 96.5 points. Jon Sallinen of Finland won the bronze medal with 92 points. Mackay reached the podium by three points over Seung Hun Lee of South Korea, who had a score of 91.25 points.

In the World Cup women’s halfpipe skiing standings, Fraser is in second place with 285 points. Gu leads with 380 points. In the World Cup men’s halfpipe skiing standings, Mackay has 109 points and in 11th place. The World Cup leader is Ferreira with 400 points. The medals for Fraser and Mackay will give them confidence as they prepare for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo. 

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