Robanske, Samkova win World Cup snowboard cross

Updated: February 2, 2013, 3:44 PM ET
Associated Press

BLUE MOUNTAIN, Ontario -- Canadian Chris Robanske won the men's World Cup snowboard cross event Saturday.

Australia's Alex Pullin was second, and American Nick Baumgartner was third.

Robanske lost momentum off of an early jump but was able to come from behind.

Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic won the women's race. Canada's Dominique Maltais was second and France's Nelly Moenne Loccoz third.

Samkova passed Maltais on a turn halfway down the course and was able to hold on for the win.


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