After dominating at the X-Games, U.S. Open, Saab/Salomon Crossmax Series and other professional contests, Canadas ski cross and ski halfpipe athletes fell short at the first ever FIS World Cups held for these events at Saas-Fee, Switzerland.
In the womens skier cross, Anik Demers of Quebec and Squamishs Aleisha Cline finished 13 th and 26 th place respectively after failing to qualify for the top-8 in the time trials.
Whistlers Davey Barr also finished 26 th .
In the mens halfpipe, Corey Vanular finished fifth overall behind four French skiers. Chris Biollo was 51 st .
No Canadians competed in the womens halfpipe event.
In addition to moguls and aerials, ski cross, halfpipe and tabletop events have been added to the World Cup freestyle calendar this season.
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