Double gold and crystal globes in France, bronze for Taylor Henrich, and strong performances from our Alpine team highlight the week for Snow Sports Canada.
Since 2005, the FIS Snowboard World Cup has been a must-see event in Quebec, hosting some of the best snowboard athletes from around the world. Held this year from February 19th-22nd in Quebec City and Stoneham, the event will be 100% freestyle for 2015.
One of the biggest events of the nordic skiing season, the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, is just around the corner. With huge crowds, the best athletes from around the world, and a variety of events, this is a can’t-miss event for any nordic skiing fan. Read on to get familiar with the event, meet the athletes, and brush up on your knowledge of Team Canada!
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.
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.
The Kitzbühel downhill is a race that has earned the respect of the world’s best alpine athletes, and for good reason. Commonly regarded as the Super Bowl of Alpine Skiing, here’s everything you need to know about Kitzbühel.
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.
With Nakiska Mountain Resort providing an iconic Canadian backdrop, Alpine Canada’s Marielle Thompson stood atop the podium at the FIS Nakiska Ski Cross World Cup this past Saturday, successfully defending her 2013 title. The rest of her Canadian teammates had a strong showing in Nakiska, with Georgia Simmerling following Thompson across the line to a second place finish in the women’s final, and Dave Duncan winning the men’s small final to secure fifth.
National Ski Day is an initiative of Alpine Canada to encourage all Canadians to get out and ski on December 6th for the discounted price of only $10. Simply print off this voucher and bring it with you to Cypress, Nakiska, Blue Mountain or Stoneham on December 6th 2014.
Mackenzie Financial Corporation (Mackenzie Investments) is pleased to officially launch its long-term sponsorship of Snow Sports Canada this weekend at the Men’s Downhill and Super G Alpine World Cup at Lake Louise, Alberta followed by the Audi FIS Cross World Cup Ski Cross at Nakiska, Alberta on December 6th, where Mackenzie Investments is supporting sponsor.