Colas wins another event at Freestyle World Cup |

Colas wins another event at Freestyle World Cup

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado
France's Guilbaut Colas skis during the men's freestyle World Cup dual moguls skiing competition Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. Colas won the competition. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

PARK CITY, Utah ” Guilbaut Colas of France won his second event of the weekend with a victory in the Freestyle World Cup dual moguls and American Hannah Kearney maintained her moguls lead with a second-place finish Saturday night.

Kearney was second to Canada’s Jennifer Heil, the 2006 Olympic moguls gold medalist who was tied with the American for the World Cup lead entering the weekend. Heil fell in the individual moguls, which Kearney won Thursday.

Nikola Sudova of the Czech Republic was third on Saturday in the duals.

Colas, who also won the men’s individual moguls Thursday at Deer Valley, added another gold by beating American David Babic in the men’s finals. Alexandr Smyshlyaev of Russia was third.

American Jeremy Bloom, who is making a comeback after a two-year stint trying to make it as a receiver in the NFL, finished sixth, losing to Babic in the quarterfinals.

Angeli VanLaanen of the United States won the women’s ski halfpipe earlier Saturday down the hill at Park City Mountain Resort while Kevin Rolland led a 1-2 finish for France in the men’s halfpipe. France’s Xavier Bertoni was second and Walter Wood of the United States third.

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