Canadian snowboarder Blouin wins World Cup bronze medal in big air

BEIJING — Canadian Olympic snowboarder Laurie Blouin earned the bronze medal on Saturday in a World Cup women’s big air final.The 22-year-old Blouin scored 156 points en route to the third-place finish.Anna Gasser of Austria took gold with 182.25 points while Japan’s Miyabi Onitsuka won silver with 176.Blouin, from Stoneham, Que., won silver in slopestyle at the Pyeongchang Olympics in February and placed 12th in big air.On the men’s side, Max Parrot of Bromont, Que., was eighth in his big air final. Parrot won silver in slopestyle in Pyeongchang.Sweden’s Sven Thorgren won gold.The Canadian Press read more