Competitively speaking, Jessie Linton and Maya Mikkelsen practically grew up together. They cut their teeth as young moguls athletes under the wing of veteran coach Jeff Fairbairn and burst onto Canada's NextGen squad within a year of each other.
The duo combined for four medals on Feb. 7 and 8 at the FIS Nor-Am Cup season opener in Deer Valley Resort, Utah.
Linton's 65.20 points in the single moguls contest were enough to secure her silver, with Mikkelsen (65.07) locking up bronze after pushing her teammate to the limit. American Kasey Hogg took gold (72.07).
It was the exact same podium trio in the exact same order for dual moguls: Hogg first, Linton second and Mikkelsen a close third.
"Came into this week really sick, but happy to have been able to get it together and get my first Nor-Am singles podium and a duals podium!" said Mikkelsen on social media. "Good week for the team!"
Fellow Canadian Cole Carey triumphed at his first Nor-Am dual moguls event. The Panorama, B.C. native overcame runner-up compatriot Charles Beaulieu and bronze medallist George Murphy of Australia to knock down his milestone win.
Two more Blackcomb Freestyle alumni saw action in Deer Valley. Sam Cordell cracked the top five in men's moguls, but had to settle for 17th in the dual competition. Josh Maga finished 10th in dual moguls and 25th in singles.
Full results are available here.