From Park City, USA
(Nov. 19, 2018) – American Andrew Blaser is no stranger to the North American Cup podium, having finished either second or third in six of his last eight races leading up to the third race in the IBSF North American Cup schedule. In that time Blaser never reached the top of the podium, instead finishing with five bronzes and a silver medal.
That all changed in Park City, where Blaser held off a challenge from veteran Nick Timmings to take gold.
Blaser was the quickest in both heats on his way to his gold medal, finishing just .19 ahead of the Australia’s Timmings.
Canada’s Aaron Victorian finished third in his third international skeleton competetion, holding off Max DeLance of the United States for the position. Spain’s Ander Mirambell and American Chris Strup rounded out the top six.
Blake Enzie helped put two Canadians in the top ten with his seventh place run, while teammates Jeremiah Huo and Kyle Donsberger finished 15th and 16th respectively.
Daniel Barefoot finished 12th to round out the American effort.
|Pos||Name||Nation||Start 1||Start 2||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|18||Arturo Sosa Reynaldo||MEX||5.30||5.24||54.21||53.49||1:47.70|
|19||Joe Della Santina||NZL||5.46||5.45||53.66||55.82||1:49.48|
|20||Todd Rodriguez Pfalzgraf||PUR||5.60||5.78||57.31||56.53||1:53.84|