Canadas Brady Leman wins gold in Olympic mens ski cross
Canada's Brady Leman has earned his Olympic redemption.
Leman, from Calgary, won gold in the men's skicross at the Pyeongchang Games on Wednesday, making up for a disappointing fourth-place finish at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Canada also secured a bronze medal as Calgary's Kaillie Humphries and Phylicia George of Markham. Ont., were third in women's bobsled at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.
Toronto's Kevin Drury was last in the four-man big final after crashing with Sergey Ridzik, an Olympic Athlete from Russia. Ridzik recovered enough to finish behind Leman and Switzerland's Marc Bischofberger.
Leman held off a late charge by Bischofberger to win Olympic gold for the first time.
'I had to just let go of everything and just race,' Leman said. 'Turn the brain off a little bit in the race, which seemed to work out I guess.'....
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