Canada's Édouard Therriault skis to big air World Cup silver in Beijing

Édouard Therriault of Lorraine, Que., captured a silver medal in a men's freestyle skiing big air World Cup event Saturday in Beijing. The 20-year-old Canadian Olympian posted a score of 181.75 points to finish behind Alexander Hall of the U.S., who tallied 182.

2nd career medal for 20-year-old Lorraine, Que., native, having won bronze in 2022

A man skier is seen mid-air during an event.
Canada's Édouard Therriault, seen competing in Beijing 2022, earned a men's freeski big air World Cup silver in Beijing on Saturday. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

Édouard Therriault of Lorraine, Que., captured a silver medal in a men's freestyle skiing big air World Cup event Saturday in Beijing.

The 20-year-old Canadian Olympian posted a score of 181.75 points to finish behind Alexander Hall of the U.S., who tallied 182.

Switzerland's Andri Ragettli was third with 179.75.

Fellow Canadians Alexander Henderson (153) and Bruce Oldham (152.75) did not qualify for the final.

It's the first event of the season in the discipline for Therriault, who competed in slopestyle last week in Austria, and his second career World Cup medal, having won a bronze in 2022.

WATCH l Therriault finishes 2nd in big air competition:

Quebec's Édouard Therriault claims World Cup freeski big air silver in Beijing

3 months ago
Duration 2:54
Édouard Therriault from Lorraine, Que., finishes in second place in the big air competition at FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup in Beijing with a total score of 181.75.

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