Jacobellis scoops Cervinia World Cup gold

Jacobellis scoops Cervinia World Cup gold
By Sportsbeat

21/12/2018 at 22:35

Lindsey Jacobellis clinched a first Snowboard Cross World Cup gold of the season in fine fashion in Cervinia.

The American five-time world champion showed her mettle to blitz ahead of long-time rival and 2014 Olympic champion Eva Samkova to clinch gold.

Charlotte Bankes secured her first World Cup medal of the season and her first in GB colours since switching to her home born nation to complete the podium by racing to bronze.

The Hemel Hempstead-born athlete represented France at Sochi and PyeongChang before making the transition to Great Britain’s winter programme ahead of the 2018/19 season.

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