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Turski wins eighth Winter X Games gold

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According to ESPN, Kaya Turski of Montreal, Quebec won her eighth career X Games gold medal on Sunday in Aspen, Colorado.

Turski posted a score of 91.33 points to win the women's slopestyle skiing competition. Maggie Voisin, who at only 15 years of age, stole the show however with a silver medal performance.

Voisin, from Whitefish, Montana posted a score of 90 points. The American high school student will be the youngest American to compete at the Winter Olympics since the 1972 Olympic Winter Games in Sapporo.

According to Olympic Reference, 14 year-old Kay Lunda of Madison, Wisconsin finished in seventh place in the women's 500m speed skating event and 14 year-old Connie Carpenter also of Madison, Wisconsin finished in seventh place in the women's 1500m speed skating event.

Another Canadian got on to the podium in women's slopestyle skiing on Sunday as Kim Lamarre of Quebec City won a bronze medal with a score of 85 points.

Turski and Lamarre have now put themselves in a solid position to be medal contenders for Canada in women's slopestyle skiing at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

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