The International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Cross World Cup season is set to resume tomorrow with Canadian resort Blue Mountain playing host to the last leg before the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships.
The event is expected to attract a strong field as skiers hone their preparations for the global showpiece in Utah in the United States.
Switzerland's Fanny Smith arrives in Blue Mountain with an 85-point lead in the women's World Cup standings having amassed a total of 405 thus far.
The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic bronze medallist extended her advantage on Sunday (January 20) after winning the second of two events in Idre Fjall in Sweden.
Canada's Marielle Thompson is second in the standings with 320 points, while Sweden's Sandra Naeslund is third with 310.
In the men's World Cup rankings, France's Bastien Midol leads the way with 335 points.
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Switzerland's Alex Fiva and France's Jean-Frédéric Chapuis, who won the first and second events respectively in Idre Fjall, complete the top three.
Fiva sits on 243 points, while Chapuis has 214 to his name.
Men's and women's qualification in Blue Mountain is scheduled to take place tomorrow.
It will be followed by the main events for both genders on Saturday (January 26).
The FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships are due to be held from February 1 to 10.
The ski cross finals will take centre stage on February 2.