Canadians Kingsbury and Robichaud win mogul events
Mikael Kingsbury, from Deux-Montagnes, Que., skis to victory during the men's World Cup freestyle ski moguls event in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. . THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Published Saturday, February 23, 2013 10:50AM EST
INAWASHIRO, Japan -- Mikael Kingsbury and Audrey Robichaud led a four-medal performance for Canada in World Cup moguls on Saturday.
Kingsbury, the defending World Cup champion from Deux Montagnes, Que., scored 23.41 points to secure his sixth title this season. Bradley Wilson of the United States was second, followed by Alex Bilodeau of Rosemere, Que., in third.
After eight of 12 events, Kingsbury leads the standings with 705 points. Bilodeau is next with 513. Patrick Deneen of the U.S. is third with 443.
Quebec City's Robichaud won her first title of the season in the women's event, scoring 20.62 points to finish ahead of Nikola Sudova of the Czech Republic and Montreal's Chloe Dufour-Lapointe.
Justine Dufour-Lapointe, also of Montreal, who leads the mogul standings with 478 points, was fourth.