Athlete Profile: Josh Dueck

Meet Josh Dueck, part of the Para-Alpine ski team headed to Sochi.

Athlete Profile: Caleb Brousseau

To medal in Sochi will be a dream come true for this Whistler resident. Meet Caleb Brousseau, one of our Canadian Para-alpine athletes.

Para-alpine Skiing 101

An Introduction of Para-alpine skiing as our into the 2014 Sochi Paralympics.

An Introduction to Para-snowboarding

History in the Making:

An Introduction to Para-snowboarding
The athletes will make history by competing in the first ever snowboard event at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Athlete Profile: Marielle Thompson

Gold medallist for Women’s Skicross, this Canadian female’s first memory of skiing was Ski Scamps on Whistler Mountain.

Athlete Profile: Kelsey Serwa

Recent silver medalist of Women’s Skicross at Sochi, read more about this talented and determined Canadian.

Athlete Profile: Derek Livingston

Livingston finished 19th in Men’s Halfpipe results. This Canadian was born in Scarborough, Ontario, and raised in Aurora, where he currently resides and rides for Jesse Fulton’s Icarus Snow and Skate. Livingston picked up snowboarding after watching his older brother – who he looked up to and wanted to be like – ride with his friends.

Athlete Profile: Scott Perras

Scott started biathlon in his later teen years, after a career of more traditionally Canadian sports like football, baseball and hockey. He caught the biathlon bug after watching a short program on the 1998 Olympics.

Athlete Profile: Nathan Smith

Nathan, has been involved in biathlon for nearly a decade. A lifelong member of the Foothills Nordic Ski Club, he started skiing with his parents doing day-trip backcountry touring.

Athlete Profile: Megan Heinicke

Megan got involved in biathlon while participating in a crosscountry skiing Jackrabbit program when she was very young when she noticed the local biathlon club training. She was immediately intrigued by their shooting and wanted to give a try and never looked back.

Athlete Profile: Megan Imrie

Megan’s interest in biathlon began when she was six years old after watching the Canadian Biathlon Championships in her hometown of Falcon Lake, MB. She took part in an after-school Biathlon Bears program and loved it.