Mielzynski grabs third Nor-Am Cup win of week

PANORAMA, B.C. — Erin Mielzynski of Guelph scored her third Nor-Am Cup victory of the week Saturday at Panorama when she took the women’s giant slalom.

A slalom specialist, Mielzynski had won Nor-Am Cup slalom races Wednesday and Friday.

Saturday she took the giant slalom with a two-run total time of two minutes, 26.19 seconds.

Leona Popovic of Croatia was second at 2:26.39 while Rachael Desrochers of San Diego was third at 2:26.69.

Rounding out the top five were Foreste Peterson of Berkeley, Calif., in fourth at 2:26.98 and Marina Vilanova of Montreal fifth at 2:27.81.

The Panorama stop on the tour concludes with another women’s giant slalom Sunday.

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