12/13/2014 04:33 EST | Updated 02/12/2015 05:59 EST

Canada's Edney takes gold at Calgary luge World Cup

CALGARY - Sam Edney gave Canada its first World Cup men's luge victory on Saturday, prevailing on home ice.

Edney's time of 46.146 seconds won the historic gold, beating Olympic champion Felix Loch of Germany (46.255) and Chris Mazdzer of the U.S. (46.263).

The race was shortened to one heat because of ice conditions.