February 13, 2014 6:46 am
Updated: February 13, 2014 7:19 am

Canada’s Alex Beaulieu-Marchand misses slopestyle podium

Alex Beaulieu-Marchand of Canada competes in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Ski Slopestyle Qualification during day six of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 13, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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TORONTO – Canada’s Alex Beaulieu-Marchand failed to medal Thursday in the men’s slopestyle skiing finals after the U.S. swept the podium.

Joss Christensen took gold with a best score of 95.80, while Gus Kenworthy took silver with a score of 93.60 and Nicholas Goepper grabbed bronze with a score of 92.40.

The U.S. is the second team to complete a podium sweep at the 2014 Winter Games.

The Netherlands claimed all three medals in the men’s 5,000m speed skating event.

It wasn’t a strong outing for the Quebec native, who posted a score of 5.00 in his first run in the finals after having some difficulty at the top of the park.

Beaulieu-Marchand started off strong in the final run of the event, only to crash out on the second jump at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.

Beaulieu-Marchand finished 12th with a best score of 21.40.

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