Megan Oldham collects slopestyle bronze at freestyle skiing worlds

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Canada's Megan Oldham turned in her second slopestyle bronze-medal performance in six weeks in Aspen, Colo., on Saturday. (Twitter/@QuipmoSnow - image credit)
Canada's Megan Oldham turned in her second slopestyle bronze-medal performance in six weeks in Aspen, Colo., on Saturday. (Twitter/@QuipmoSnow - image credit)

Freestyle skier Megan Oldham of Parry Sound, Ont., earned her second slopestyle bronze medal in six weeks on Saturday at the world championships in Aspen, Colo.

Ailing Eileen Gu of China won gold while Mathilde Grenaud of Switzerland took silver.

WATCH | Oldham wins world championship bronze:

Competing in windy conditions, Oldham rebounded from a failed first pass and fall with two strong runs, scoring 76.18 on the final effort to reach the podium.

She is hoping to compete in Tuesday's big air event that will be lived streamed at CBC Sports at 12 p.m. ET, with qualifying being held on Sunday.

WATCH | Oldham wins bronze in slopestyle at X Games on Jan. 30:

Eileen Gu, who has dual Chinese and American nationality, won Saturday's competition with a score of 84.23 representing China. The U.S.-born athlete won gold in halfpipe on Friday.

Switzerland's Mathilde Gremaud scored 77.15 on Saturday to pick up silver.

WATCH | Eileen Gu captures Saturday's slopestyle:

Olivia Asselin of Lévis, Que., finished 18th.

On the men's side, Switzerland's Andri Ragletti won the slopestyle event with a score of 90.65. He edged Americans Colby Stevenson (89.55) and Alexander Hall (86.01).

WATCH | Ragletti posts narrow victory in men's competition:

Top Canadian was Evan McEachran (74.61) in eighth. Max Moffat was 11th (51.81), Teal Harle 18th and Édouard Thérriault 32nd.

On Jan. 30, the 19-year-old Oldman finished third at the Aspen X Games.