RUKA, Finland -- Americans Patrick Deneen and Hannah Kearney won the men's and women's moguls events at the World Cup freestyle skiing opener Saturday.
Deneen, the 2009 world champion, got 25.23 points to top the leaderboard after the first event of the season. Mikael Kingsbury of Canada was second with 24.89, ahead of Guilbaut Colas of France with 24.78.
Olympic champion Kearney scored 24.09 points in the women's race to edge Jennifer Heil of Canada with 24.02.
Kristi Richards of Canada was third with 23.52 points.