• Canada's ‘insanely dominating' snowboarders could sweep podium at Pyeongchang 2018: Mark McMorris

    One year ago - By National Post

    CALGARY - Snowbarder Mark McMorris is not one to play shy when it comes to the notion of a Canadian medal sweep in the new Olympic discipline of big air at the 2018 Winter Games.
    “There's a very strong chance,” McMorris boldly told Postmedia this week from California. “We are an insanely dominating nation.”
    The numbers show McMorris is not exaggerating. At least five Canadian male riders are legitimate podium contenders for the Olympic debut of what promises to be a ratings star at the latest installment of the five-ring circus.
    Canada won just two snowboard medals at the 2014 Sochi Games...
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