Similar to Tuesday's start of the women's final series at Panorama Mountain Village, the men's opening day saw one Canadian on the podium as David Anderson, of Rossland, B.C., finished second with a total time of two minutes, 06.64.

“I wasn't expecting to be on the podium, but I was hoping for a top 10 today,” said Anderson, who got a late start to his on-snow training and competing this season because of injuries suffered at last year's Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. “I've been struggling in GS this year