Calgary, Alta. (November 30, 2017) – The last series of North American World Cup races kicks off Friday with a ladies’ downhill race in Lake Louise, CAN and a men’s super-G in Beaver Creek, USA.
For all Lake Louise race info, click here.
The Beaver Creek Audi FIS Ski Birds of Prey World Cup super-G, downhill and giant slalom races are scheduled for December 1 -3. Canada’s speed team is looking for top-ten redemption after narrowly missing out in Lake Louise last weekend.
The Canadian tech team moves in Sunday for the giant slalom race.
Dustin Cook (Lac-Ste-Marie, Que.) has had big success on this track, claiming silver at the 2015 World Championships in super-G. After an 11th-place finish at the Lake Louise super-G last weekend, Cook is hungry to be back on the podium in Beaver Creek.
Manuel Osborne-Paradis (Vancouver, B.C.) will be looking for results in both the super-G and the downhill. Ben Thomsen (Invermere, B.C.) will focus on the downhill.
2017 overall Nor-Am Cup super-G winner, Brodie Seger (North Vancouver, B.C.), had his first World Cup start last weekend at Lake Louise and will once again be racing in the big leagues this weekend. Tyler Werry, who earned a World Cup spot in downhill through his 2017 Nor-Am Cup title, will start in the downhill.
Erik Guay will not be racing this weekend aftered a tweaked back in training has sidelined him. Guay is working on recovery and will return to the World Cup circuit as soon as possible.
Phil Brown (Toronto, Ont.), Erik Read (Calgary, Alta.) and Trevor Philp (Calgary, Alta.) make up Canada’s men’s tech team. After Read’s breakout season last year, capturing two top-ten giant slalom results, he’ll be leading the team into this weekend. Brown and Philp both have multiple top-30 finishes to their name and will be looking for their first World Cup points of the season.
View the course map here.
HOW TO WATCH
Stream every race LIVE this weekend at cbcsports.ca.
Visit alpinecanada.org/schedule for the full broadcast schedule.
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