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Canada's freestyle skiing team in Sochi to be made up of 11 women and nine men

Sisters Maxime, Chloe and Justine Dufour-Lapointe, left to right, smile after being introduced as members of Canada's Olympic freestyle skiing team, Monday, January 20, 2014 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
January 20, 2014 - 8:06 AM

MONTREAL - Reigning Olympic champion Alexandre Bilodeau headlines Canada's freestyle ski team roster for the Sochi Olympics.

He won his third straight World Cup moguls event over the weekend, edging out teammate and rival Mikael Kingsbury.

The women's team will include Montreal sisters Chloe, Justine and Maxime Dufour-Lapointe. Chloe and Justine finished 1-2 over the weekend at a World Cup in Val St. Come, Que.

The Canadian Freestyle Ski Association announced a 20-athlete roster today that includes 11 women and nine men.

The six remaining spots for skicross will be filled later this month.

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