In celebration of Canada Day, we took a look back at the top 10 Canadian snow sports moments that have shaped our nation in the past 10 years.
The Olympic and World champion in women’s moguls, Justine Dufour-Lapointe, is awarded most outstanding Canadian female freestyle skier for the 2014-2015 season.
During the month of March, biathlete Nathan Smith finished his breakout season by making history for Biathlon Canada. Coming off a strong February in which he had career best finishes of 5th and 7th, Smith went on to win the silver medal at the world championships in Kontiolahti, Finland, finish 5th in a sprint race in Russia, and then win gold in the pursuit race only a couple days later.
With two medals at the 2015 Nordic World Championships, a record for Canada, Alex Harvey is your Snow Sports Canada Athlete of the Month.
Set to take place from February 2nd to the 15th of 2015, the biennial FIS Alpine World Ski Championships bring together the best alpine ski racing athletes from around the world for two weeks of competition. This will be only the fourth time that the world championships will be held in North America. The Vail Valley has hosted the event twice before – in 1989 and 1999.
Our athletes proved once again that on snow, they are the best in the world. From gold medals at the X Games, to podium sweeps in Austria and making history in Germany, our team is the best in the world. Your Snow Sports Canada athlete of the month is – Mikaël Kingsbury.
Canadian moguls team looks to continue their strong season when they head to Lake Placid on January 29th, 2015.
History was made in women’s ski jumping and ski superpipe, while our freestyle teams see a gold rush at the X Games and World Championships.
Mackenzie Investments is proud to announce it is now an official sponsor of three-time Olympic downhill racer Manny Osborne-Paradis.
Weekend recap for the weekend of January 10 & 11 for Snow Sports Canada. Highlighted by gold medal results from the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team in Deer Valley and another world cup win by Marielle Thompson in ski cross action in Val Thorens.
Canada’s best ski cross competitors return to competition this weekend in Val Thorens, France, the latest stop on the Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup schedule.
iON Camera, proud partner of Snow Sports Canada, rides along with Mike Riddle, Alex Bellemare and Kris Atkinson of the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team at the 2014 Dew Tour Mountain Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado.