Antoine Truchon of Ste-Adele
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QUEBEC -- Antoine Truchon of Ste-Adele, Que., won bronze in the big air event at the Snowboard Jamboree stop on the FIS World Cup snowboard circuit. Petja Piiroinen of Finland took gold with 161.75 points and Mans Hedberg of Sweden was second at 161.00. Truchon placed third with 156.25, edging Maxence Parrot of Cowansville, Que., in fourth at 150.75. "It was a great night for me and to win a medal in Quebec is really special," said Truchon. "Its been a challenging year for me trying to qualify for the Olympics in the slopestyle. I feel like Im just starting to find my form now." Matts Kulisek of St-Sauveur, Que., was also in the final and placed 12th. Big air is a judged event in which individual riders approach a single jump 40 metres high and 110 metres long and perform tricks in the air. They land on a slope of around 30 degrees. Earlier, qualifying was held in nearby Stoneham, Que., for the halfpipe and slopestyle events. This is the last event for Canadians to reach their standards for the Sochi Olympics. The rest of the Canadian snowboard team will be nominated on Tuesday. A first group was nominated on January 3 in Vancouver. In slopestyle, Parrot and Piiroinen earned berths for the final, posting the two top scores in the opening heat at 89.66 and 85.66 points. Parrot won two medals on the circuit last season including a bronze in Stoneham. Charles Reid of Tremblant, Que., also got a direct berth to the final, placing second in the third heat with the eighth best time overall. Canadians advancing to the semifinals were Darcy Sharpe of Comox, B.C., Matts Kulisek of St-Sauveur, Que., Jonathan Versteeg of Vernon, B.C., and Tyler Nicholson of North Bay, Ont. For the women, Brooke Voigt of Fort McMurray, B.C., reached the semifinals, placing third in the second heat. The slopestyle semis and finals are on Sunday. In womens halfpipe qualifying, Alexandra Duckworth of Kingsburg, N.S., ranked ninth in qualifying to gain the last spot for the semifinals. Brad Martin of Ancaster, Ont., was fourth in the second heat to also make the cut for the semis. The halfpipe semis and finals are on Saturday. Wholesale New York Giants Jerseys . You can watch all the action on TSN and TSN GO beginning at 8:30pm et/5:30pm pt. Minnesota dropped the first two tests of this best-of-seven set at Chicagos United Center and was outscored by a combined 9-3 margin in those setbacks. However, the Wild righted themselves at home by taking Game 3 by a 4-0 count before knotting the series at two games apiece with Fridays 4-2 triumph at Xcel Energy Center. Authentic New York Giants Jerseys . Some teams got significantly better, some teams divested themselves of talent and some teams had quiet afternoons, keeping the status quo. http://www.cheapgiantsjerseyselite.com/ . There were no real chances until Augsburg broke the deadlock through Raul Bobadilla in the 33rd minute. Frankfurt failed to clear a cross and Bobadilla slotted home from close range at the far post. Cheap New York Giants Jerseys China . His fellow Finn, 21 years his junior, had just arrived in Anaheim and was hoping to stick with the Ducks.New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 11. Encarnacion tied for the major league lead in home runs (fourr) and RBI (10) while batting .dddddddddddd321 in seven games last week. Other players in consideration for the honor were Detroits Miguel Cabrera, Seattles Dustin Ackley and Clevelands Michael Brantley. Cheap Buffalo Sabres Gear Wholesale Calgary Flames Jerseys Cheap Adidas Colorado Avalanche Jerseys Montreal Canadiens Outlet Store Wholesale New Jersey Devils Jerseys Adidas Arizona Coyotes Jerseys Cheap Adidas Boston Bruins Jerseys Cheap Adidas Carolina Hurricanes Jerseys Chicago Blackhawks Shop Free Shipping Wholesale Columbus Blue Jackets Jerseys Dallas Stars Shop Free Shipping Cheap Adidas Detroit Red Wings Jerseys Anaheim Ducks Jerseys China Wholesale Edmonton Oilers Jerseys Florida Panthers Shop Free Shipping Wholesale Los Angeles Kings Jerseys Minnesota Wild Outlet Store Cheap Adidas Nashville Predators Jerseys Cheap Adidas New York Islanders Jerseys New York Rangers Winter Classic Jerseys Cheap Adidas Ottawa Senators Jerseys Cheap Adidas Philadelphia Flyers Jerseys Wholesale Pittsburgh Penguins Jerseys Cheap Adidas San Jose Sharks Jerseys St. Louis Blues Winter Classic Jerseys Wholesale Tampa Bay Lightning Jerseys Toronto Maple Leafs Outlet Store Vancouver Canucks Outlet Store Cheap Adidas Vegas Golden Knights Jerseys Cheap Adidas Washington Capitals Jerseys Cheap Adidas Winnipeg Jets Jerseys ' ' '
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