|Audi FIS Ski World Cup Ladies' Downhill 1
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The Canadian Alpine Ski Team athletes take on the fastest World Cup skiers from across the globe.
What’s at Stake:
The Lake Louise Alpine Ski World Cup is Canada's highest-profile alpine ski race and the first World Cup speed event of the season. The fastest skiers in the world compete in downhill and super-G in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. For Canadian alpine athletes, it’s their only chance of the season to win a World Cup on home soil.
The Lake Louise Alpine Ski World Cup was the first downhill course outside of Europe to be invited to join the prestigious Club 5. The Club 5 is a union of leading alpine ski race organizers and designates Lake Louise as one of the 15 classic downhill courses in the world. Other famous Club 5 courses include Gardena/Groden, Italy; Kitzbühel, Austria; Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; Val d’Isere, France, and Wengen, Switzerland.
Past Canadian Winterstart Champions:
2006 - John Kucera
2007 – Jan Hudec
2009 – Manuel Osborne-Paradis
List of previous Lake Louise Alpine Ski World Cup winners.
Cheer on your team in person: Admission to the Lake Louise Winterstart World Cup is free, so grab a cow bell and your nation’s flag and watch some of the best ski racing in the world. Read more about local services and accommodations in Lake Louise.
More information at lakelouisealpineskiworldcup.com
Volunteer information at winterstartevents.com
Media and accreditation information at winterstartevents.com