VIDEO: A homecoming for Olympic champion Cassie Sharpe

B.C. gold-medal winner comes home to Mount Washington

There was a homecoming in the Comox Valley over the weekend, as Olympic halfpipe champion Cassie Sharpe returned to where it all began.

Cassie was the guest of honour at a community event at Crown Isle Resort in Courtenay Friday night, then took to the slopes at Mount Washington on Saturday, surrounded by friends and fans at every turn.

(With files from Mount Washington)

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