Mikaël Kingsbury wins dual moguls gold and ties Stenmark with 86th career World Cup victory


Canadian freestyle ski star Mikaël Kingsbury tied alpine legend Ingemar Stenmark with 86 career World Cup victories by winning gold in dual moguls Saturday in Waterville, New Hampshire.

This first place comes after Kingsbury won bronze in moguls on Friday.

Kingsbury, of Deux-Montagnes, Que., won the final against Japan’s Ikuma Horishima, who settled for silver after losing control and veering off course between the first and second jumps.

Swede Walter Wallberg won bronze, beating his compatriot Filip Gravenfors.

WATCH | Kingsbury continues to dominate both moguls:

Mikaël Kingsbury wins his 86th career World Cup victory, tying Ingemar Stenmark

Mikaël Kingsbury of Deux-Montagnes, Quebec, won Saturday’s dual moguls event in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. Her 86th World Cup victory ties former alpine skier Ingemar Stenmark for career World Cup victories.

Kingsbury has nine medals (six gold, four bronze) in moguls and dual moguls on the World Cup circuit this season. He won four of the five World Cup parallel moguls events this season, taking bronze in the fourth.

In the women’s race, Australia’s Jakara Anthony won gold while Americans Jaelin Kauf and Olivia Giaccio won silver and bronze, respectively.

Maia Schwinghammer of Saskatoon was the top Canadian in eighth place.

WATCH | Kingsbury looks back on his 86th World Cup victory:

Mikaël Kingsbury comments on his 86th career World Cup victory

Mikaël Kingsbury talks about his 86th World Cup moguls victory, as he joins legendary alpine skier Ingemar Stenmark in career World Cup wins.


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