Calgary, Alta. (October 24, 2023) — Alpine Canada today confirmed the 40 athletes who have accepted their nomination to the Canadian National Ski Team for the 2023_24 season. The athletes will represent Canada on the FIS World Cup circuit in the disciplines of alpine, ski cross and para-alpine.
The CANskiteam will look to build off a successful 22_23 season that included:
37 World Cup podiums
8 World Cup wins
7 World Championship medals
- Including Canada’s most successful alpine World Championships ever with four medals including a pair of bronze medals, one in the mixed team event and one from Cameron Alexander (North Vancouver, BC) in the men’s downhill.
- Marielle Thompson (Whistler, BC) and Reece Howden (Cultus Lake, BC) combining to take silver in the mixed ski cross team event.
- Frédérique Turgeon (Candiac, QC) in women-standing and Alexis Guimond (Gatineau, QC) in men-standing, each capturing bronze in the para-alpine downhill
2 World Champions
- Laurence St -Germain (St. Ferréol-les-Neiges, QC) in the women’s slalom
- James Crawford (Toronto, ON) in men’s super-G
2nd Crystal Globe for Howden
7 World Cup podiums for Marielle Thompson raising her career total to 59
10th ski cross Nations Cup for Canada
5 World Cup podiums in her last nine starts for Frédérique Turgeon
2 World Cup wins in a row to end the season for Alexis Guimond
Canadians are invited to experience the best ski racing in the world at the two FIS World Cup events in Canada this season:
Women’s giant slalom races at Mont Tremblant, QC, Dec 2-3, 2023
Ski cross racing at Nakiska, AB, Jan 19-20, 2024
2023-24 Canadian Ski Team
Ski Cross Women
Ski Cross Men
The ski racing season comes out the gates this weekend at the FIS World Cup opener in Sölden, AUT, with a women’s and men’s giant slalom on Oct. 28 and 29, respectively. This weekend’s races and future races this season can be seen on CBC and CBCSports.ca. CBC’s broadcast schedule is available here.
The ski cross World Cup season begins in Val Thorens, FRA in December and the para-alpine season also starts in December with racing in St. Moritz, SUI. To see the full FIS World Cup schedule please click here.
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About Alpine Canada
Alpine Canada is the governing body for alpine, para-alpine, and ski cross racing in Canada, as well as for Canadian ski coaches, providing education, certification, insurance, and compliance with the coaching code of conduct. With the support of valued corporate partners and donors, along with the Government of Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee, and the Coaching Association of Canada, Alpine Canada develops Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship, and World Cup athletes to stimulate visibility, inspiration, and growth in the ski community.