Canadian Brady Leman wins gold medal in men's ski cross

Canada’s Chris Del Bosco goes airborne on the last jump on the ski cross course in Pyeongchang South Korea on Feb. 21 2018

Freestyle Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's Ski Cross Finals - Phoenix Snow Park - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Silver medallist Marc Bischofberger of Switzerland, gold medallist Brady Leman of Canada and bronze medallist Sergey Ridzik, an Olympic athlete from Russian Federation, celebrate.

Leman's triumph delivered a fifth freestyle skiing title Canada at Pyeongchang 2018.

Ridzik then picked himself up off the floor and skied the rest of the course to take bronze, while Drury was unable to finish. "To battle back from that and stay strong and confident in myself is huge, and I'm just so proud right now".

Defending champion Jean-Frédéric Chapuis, who led a French podium sweep at Sochi 2014, failed to progress any further than the quarter-finals. The skier missed out of the Vancouver Games after crashing during a training run.

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Ridzik, 25, competed in the Olympics for the first time, winning the first Olympic medal in the ski cross event, which has been part of the Games' program since 2010.

Canadian officials said he was alert and stable and was taken to hospital with a suspected pelvis injury. The Montreal native was attempting a final push on the last jump in the hope of moving on to the quarterfinals.

Del Bosco was one of several skiers involved in early mishaps that required them to be carted off on a medical sled.

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