ALPINE CANADA ATHLETE UPDATE: MORGAN MEGARRY OUT FOR SEASON WITH RIGHT KNEE INJURY

ALPINE CANADA ATHLETE UPDATE: MORGAN MEGARRY OUT FOR SEASON WITH RIGHT KNEE INJURY

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Calgary, Alta. (Dec. 22, 2018) –Morgan Megarry (Collingwood, Ont./Craigleith Ski Club) is out for the rest of the season after suffering a right knee multi-ligament injury while training in Alta Badia, Italy, on Friday, Dec. 14.

Megarry, 25, returned to Canada last weekend and was assessed by Alpine Canada medical staff. He underwent reconstructive surgery on Tuesday, Dec.18, in Banff, Alta., and is now focused on his recovery.

“The focus is now on getting this knee fixed up,” said Megarry, who has battled through injury over the last two seasons. “Thank you to everyone involved in getting me to this point. I was skiing the best (giant slalom) of my life. To me, that’s the greater victory.”

The University of Vermont graduate has been with Canada’s National Alpine Ski Team since 2013.

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