Light on the Olympics: Slopestyle brings Canada's 1st medals of Olympics

Canada took two podium spots in the Olympic men's slopestyle event at the Winter Olympic Games, with silver and bronze going to Max Parrot and Mark McMorris.
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Fans came on to cheer the boarders in the men's snowboard slopestyle final.
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Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin was injured in training earlier in the week, but she has been given medical clearance to resume practising, and hopes to compete herself later in these Games. She was on hand at the men's event on Sunday.
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Canadian Mark McMorris, who earned a bronze medal in Sochi, had a rough time of it in an early run.
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But McMorris rebounded nicely on his second run, putting up a score of 85.20.
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American snowboarder Red Gerard threw down a near-flawless performance, scoring 87.16 in his third run.
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Gerard came through the finish line so fast that he ate some snow while trying to slow down.
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Max Parrot looked contemplative on his way up the mountain, getting ready for his final run.
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Max Parrot put down a solid third run, scoring 86 points as the last boarder of the day, leapfrogging past his countryman McMorris in the process.
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But the two strong performances by the Canadians weren't enough to claim the top prize, as American teenager Red Gerard took the gold. Parrot took silver, and McMorris took the bronze.
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