Lee Sang-ho (28) of ‘Baechu Boy’ won his first silver medal in the 2022-2023 season.
On the 27th (Korean time), Lee Sang-ho won the runner-up in the men’s parallel giant slalom final of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard World Cup held in Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada. It is his first medal of the season. 메이저사이트
Lee Sang-ho secured a ticket to the round of 16 with a time of 1:16:94 in the preliminaries, where 48 players competed. Then, in the round of 16 and quarterfinals, he defeated Jan Kosir and Alexander Fire, respectively, and advanced to the semifinals.
Lee Sang-ho, who met Oskar Kviatkowski in the semifinals, crossed the finish line first with a difference of 0.47 seconds to secure a medal. However, he had to be content with a silver medal, beaten by Benjamin Karl in the final.
Lee Sang-ho, who first encountered snowboarding at a sledding rink in an improved highland cabbage field in his hometown Gangwon-do as a child and earned the nickname Cabbage Boy, won a silver medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, writing a new history in Korean snow sports. Although he was silent at last year’s Beijing Winter Olympics, he revealed his future prospects by winning his first medal this season.