LILLEHAMMER, Norway — Tyler Turner captured Canada's first gold medal of the World Para Snow Sports Championships on Friday.
A week after winning bronze in the slalom, the Calgarian led wire to wire to win the snowboard cross gold.
Canada's Lisa Dejong won silver in the women's snowboard cross Friday, finishing behind Lisa Bunschoten of the Netherlands.
Turner is a double-amputee athlete, losing both legs below the knee after a skydiving accident in 2017.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 21, 2022.
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