Dara Howell of Huntsville, Ont., wins gold for Canada in women’s ski slopestyle.
- Howell scored 94.20 on her first run, and finished nine points ahead of her nearest competitor
- Kim Lamarre took bronze with a score of 85.00 on her second run
- Yuki Tsubota scored 71.64 on her first run, and took fifth. She suffered a major crash on her second run
- Medal hope Kaya Turski failed to make it through to the final, but tweeted congratulations to her teammate
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Howell describes her love of big air:
Canada’s freestyle supremacy
Good news is that monster Cdn success in freestyle at #Soch2014 will keep the Own The Podium cash gusher intact. It only rewards winners.
— Eric Reguly (@ereguly) February 11, 2014
— Paul Waldie (@pwaldieGLOBE) February 11, 2014
Just watched @DaraHowell stomp a huge first run! Hopefully the other Canadian girls can land their 2nd runs!
— Brady Leman (@Lemanracing) February 11, 2014