Kingsbury returns to moguls podium with 1st victory at Mont-Tremblant


​Canadian Mikael Kingsbury landed back on top of the podium Saturday, winning gold at a moguls World Cup race after a disappointing performance a week earlier.

Kingsbury, the reigning Olympic champion, scored 86.73 points on his home course to rebound from a fifth-place finish last week in Lake Placid, N.Y., that halted his perfect start to the season.

WATCH | Mikael Kingsbury finishes 5th:

Kingsbury finished fifth in New York on Friday, the first time in five events that he’s failed to win on the World Cup circuit. 1:29
The victory was the first for the Deux-Montagnes, Que., native at Mont-Tremblant.

Japan’s Ikuma Horishima was second with 85.02 points while Dmitriy Reikherd of Kazakhstan was thing with 83.42.

On the women’s side, 2018 Olympic silver medallist Justine Dufour-Lapointe of Montreal won bronze. Perrine Laffont of France won the event while Australia’s Jakara Anthony took silver.

Chloe Dufour-Lapointe was fourth.

Laffont scored 75.51 points for her seventh moguls World Cup victory.


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