Canadian snowboarder Hosking takes halfpipe silver at world championships


By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 3, 2023 1:51 pm Canadian snowboarder Elizabeth Hosking took the silver medal in the women’s halfpipe event Friday at the world championships. Hosking, from Longueuil, Que., finished with a score of 88.50, two points behind gold medallist Cai Xuetong of China.Hosking is the first Canadian woman to claim a world championship medal in halfpipe, and the first Canadian overall since Jeff Batchelor earned silver in 2009. Trending Now Mitsuki Ono of Japan took bronze with a score of 83.00.Calgary‘s Brooke D’Hondt finished 10th with a score of 61.25. Story continues below advertisement 4:21 Snowboarding her way to the Olympics &copy 2023 The Canadian Press

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