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Australia takes podium for standing men’s giant slalom on second day of 2012 IPC NorAm Cup

Tuesday, Australian para-alpine skiers Toby KaneMitchell Gourley, and Cameron Rahles Rahbula took the podium for the standing men’s giant slalom event on the second day of the IPC Nor-Am Cup at Copper Mountain.

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Mitchell Gourley finished with a combined total time of 1:58.99, Toby Kane finished with a combined total time of 1:59.00, and Cameron Rahles Rahbula finished with a combined total time of 2:00.51. Visually impaired skier Jonathan Walsh and his guide Jonathan Wong also took to the podium for the standing men’s giant slalom visually impaired event, with a combined total time of 2:15.64.

Australian skiers were back on the slopes again yesterday.

Paralympic Alpine Skiers Toby Kane, Mitchell Gourley, and Cameron Rahles Rahbula on the podium
Image: Bidgee.

Cameron Rahles Rahbula competing in the Super G during the second day of the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Bidgee.

Cameron Rahles Rahbula competing in the Super G during the second day of the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Bidgee.

Mitchell Gourley competing in the Super G during the second day of the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Bidgee.

Mitchell Gourley competing in the Super G during the second day of the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Bidgee.

Toby Kane competing in the Super G during the second day of the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Bidgee.

Jonathan Walsh and guide, Jonathan Wong, on the podium for standing men’s giant slalom visually impaired.
Image: Bidgee.

All text created after September 25, 2005 available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5License, unless otherwise specified.   Originally published on English Wikinews

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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