Athlete Profile: Chris Williamson

Chris Williamson in downhill at the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, Spain.

One of the world’s most decorated para-alpine athletes, Williamson claimed his 100th IPC World Cup podium in 2011, and earned five more in 2013 during his first season back after a two-year absence due to injury. The oldest member of Canada’s national team at 41, Williamson competes in the visually impaired category with guide Robin Fémy. He is a veteran of three Paralympics and has more than a dozen IPC World Championship medals. When home in Toronto, Ont., Williamson balances skiing with a full-time job and spending time with his wife and children.


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