Mielzynski remains on podium in Nor-Am Cup giant slalom

PANORAMA, B.C. — Erin Mielzynski’s streak of FIS Nor-Am Cup victories came to an end Sunday when she was third in a women’s giant slalom at Panorama.

The Bishop Macdonell high school graduate had scored three consecutive Nor-Am Cup wins prior to the bronze-medal finish as she won slaloms on Wednesday and Friday and a giant slalom Saturday.

Sunday, Mielzynski clocked a two-run total time of two minutes and 23.91 seconds to finish 1.18 seconds behind the winner, Amelia Smart of Invermere, B.C.

Leona Popovic of Croatia was second at 2:23.22 while Nina O’Brien of San Francisco was fourth at 2:23.96 and Galena Wardle of Aspen, Colo., was fifth at 2:24.10.

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