By far the most decorated Canadian snowboarder, Jasey-Jay Anderson was known for been one of the world’s most successful snowboarder, has four World Championships titles, 61 FIS World Cup podiums and 27 World Cup victories.
Caroline Calvé proved she is ready to challenge for a medal at the Winter Olympic Games with a fourth place finish in the women’s parallel giant slalom on February 1st at a World Cup snowboard competition. Find out a little more about Caroline.
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Charles has dominated podiums around the world at high profile events such as the Burton US Open Rail Jam, Burton Canadian Open, Empire Shakedown, Oakley Stylewars and Winter Dew Tour.
Alex Duckworth is from a small fishing village along Nova Scotia’s mountain-less south shore. Snowboarding may seem like an unusual career choice being from that area, but she has made a name for herself.
Rosanna, who first started skiing at age five,turned heads with an impressive showing at her first ever Canadian Championships, where she took the overall title after winning gold
medals in three disciplines.
Brendan is beginning his seventh year of racing with Canada’s senior team. Brendan began cross-country skiing at the age of three and immediately fell in love with Nordic sports.
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This 2x Olympian made history three years ago, becoming the first Canadian biathlete in more than a decade to win an international medal by claiming the bronze in Sweden.
Jean-Philippe first started in the sport of biathlon at age 13 at the St-Bruno Cadet facility in Montreal. He joined the development squad a year later and also started to race on the civilian circuit.
What comes first – the chicken or the egg? The same could be said for Perianne as to whether she learned to walk or cross-country ski first. Perianne stepped into her first set of cross-country skis at just three years old.
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This Issue: A discussion with Joel Jaques, wax technician for Canada’s National Cross Country Team