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Sommer Gendron wins gold at FIS Junior World Championships in Big Air

April 13, 2019

Sommer Gendron (CAN) celebrating her 1st place - Big Air win

In arguably the most accomplished week of Gendron's career, Sommer took home her second gold medal at the 2019 FIS World Junior Championships this morning, in Big Air. 

After placing second overall in qualifying yesterday, Sommer came into finals today knowing, what it would take to walk away with gold.

Sommer Gendron with her gold medal run

It was not just Gendron who had a stand out week. On the men's side William Buffey claimed gold earlier in the week in Slopestyle and capped off his time in Sweden with a Bronze medal performance today in Big Air.

Buffey (far right) celebrating his bronze from today's Big Air

It was a momentous week for the Canadian Next Gen team, and a solid showing from each and every athlete that attended the FIS World Junior Championships, the future is bright for Canada.

Brealey and Massitti all smiles for the camera

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