THE CANADIAN PRESS
TAZAWAKO, Japan – Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury has been dominant all season long on the World Cup freestyle skiing circuit, and now he has the records to prove it.
Kingsbury, from Deux-Montagnes, QC, won a record seventh straight World Cup moguls title Sunday, defeating teammate Philippe Marquis of Quebec City 19-16 in the final.
With the victory, Kingsbury broke the record of six straight World Cup wins he previously held with American Jeremy Bloom.
“It’s really such an incredible moment and feeling,” Kingsbury said. “I’m so proud of what I accomplished. It definitely wasn’t easy doing this here. All my duals were difficult. I tried not to focus on the record today.
“I knew Phil was really going to challenge me and that it would be one of my fastest matchups. It really turned into a day I will never forget.”
The dual moguls win in Tazawako was also the 28th World Cup victory of Kingsbury’s career, tying him with Frenchman Edgar Grospiron on the all-tim