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Canadians miss the cut in parallel giant slalom event at Winter Games

BOKWANG, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF—Canadian snowboarders Jasey-Jay Anderson and Darren Gardner missed the cut in the men’s parallel giant slalom competition Saturday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Anderson finished 24th in the 32-man field in one minute 26.76 seconds while Gardner was 28th in 1:26.94.

The top 16 competitors advanced to the afternoon elimination rounds at Phoenix Park.

The 42-year-old Anderson, who won a World Cup event a month ago, is the only Canadian to compete in six different Winter Olympics.

Anderson, from Mont-Tremblant, Que., won Olympic gold at the 2010 Vancouver Games.

The 27-year-old Gardner, from Burlington, Ont., was making his Olympic debut.