According to the Canadian Press, Kaillie Humphries of Calgary and Chelsea Valois of Carrot River, Saskatchewan finished in second place at a World Cup race in Igls, Austria on Friday.
Humphries and Valois posted a time of 1:48.66, and were an amazing 0.01 seconds back of German champions Sandra Kiriasis and Franziska Bertels.
Jazmine Fenlator and Aja Evans of the United States placed third with a time of 1:48.70. The competition in Igls was extremely close with five one-hundredths of a second separating first place to third place.
Humphries and Valois had the lead heading into the second run, but were unable to hang on.
Despite not being in the winner's circle, Humphries and Valois continue to lead the World Cup women's bobsled standings. They lead Kiriasis by 187 points.
The bobsled track in Igls has rich history, having hosted the 1976 Olympic Winter Games' bobsled competition.
The next women's bobsled race will be the World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland from January 25-26.