CRAIGLEITH, Ont. — Brady Leman put a cap on his 15-year career in golden fashion on Saturday.
Leman stood atop the podium in the men's World Cup ski cross to lead a three-medal day for Canada in the event. Canada also won its world-leading 10th ski cross Nations Cup, and its sixth in eight seasons.
“I’m so pumped! This is the best way to go out,” Leman said. “I just wanted to leave it all out there today. It was a fight every round and I battled hard the whole day.
"Got a little lucky in the finals but I got to put an exclamation on an amazing career. I love racing, I’ve always loved racing.”
The Calgary native outmatched France's Youri Duplessis-Kergomard and Switzerland's Joos Berry, who grabbed silver and bronze, respectively. Germany's Florian Wilmsmann finished last in the four-man race.
Leman consistently came out of the gates quickly and used his experience to make brave passes on the tight track. It...