Race Recap: January 8, 2019 - January 12, 2020

Race Recap: January 8, 2019 - January 12, 2020

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➡️ Flachau, Austria (Jan. 14, 2020): It was a standout day for the women of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team in Flachau, AUT, as Laurence St-Germain, Erin Mielzynski and Ali Nullmeyer each put together two great runs to finish in 10th, 15th and 16th respectively. The team is flying high after strong finishes in Zagreb, CRO last week for St-Germain and Amelia Smart.

➡️ Veysonnaz, Switzerland (Jan. 8, 2020):  It was a banner day for the Canadian Para-Alpine Team as Mollie Jepsen, Kurt Oatway and Mac Marcoux guided by Tristan Rodgers, all won gold in the inaugural World Cup races of the season. The team had put focus into speed training throughout the pre-season training and the results in the Super-G are a culmination of that hard work. 

➡️ Madonna di Campiglio, Italy (Jan. 8, 2020): Erik Read put two solid runs together to finish with a strong 11th place in the classic evening slalom at Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, scoring his second best career result in the discipline. Starting with bib 46, Read clocked the 17th fastest time of the first run. He took advantage of an earlier start position in the second run to move up six more spots and wrap up the evening in 11th place in front of an enthusiastic Italian crowd, landing just 1.45 seconds off the leader. 

➡️ Veysonnaz, Switzerland (Jan. 9, 2020): On day two of the World Para-Alpine Skiing World Cup the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team was once again at the top! Mac Marcoux guided by Tristan Rodgers finished in 1st in the Men’s Visually Impaired category. Mollie Jepsen finished in 2nd for her second podium of the season and Alexis Guimond finished in 3rd. So far this season, the team has six podium finishes in the first two super-G races of the year, marking a strong start for this veteran team. 

➡️ Veysonnaz, Switzerland (Jan. 10, 2020): On day three of the World Para-Alpine Skiing World Cup the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team accomplished something that hasn’t been done in over four years. Mac Marcoux guided by Tristan Rodgers finished 1st in the Men’s Visually Impaired category for the third consecutive race.  Alexis Guimond finished 2nd, and Mollie Jepsen, who has podiumed in each World Cup race this season finished 1st in the Women’s Standing Category. Team veteran Kurt Oatway finished in 3rd for the last super-G of the week. This is the first time since 2016 that Canada has stood on the podium in each category on the men’s side on the same day. 

➡️ Altenmarkt-Zauchensee (Jan. 11, 2020): After three years away the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup was back in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, for the first downhill of 2020. Roni Remme and Marie-Michèle Gagnon took to the slopes after a couple weeks off. Remme hit speeds of 120 km to finish in 42nd spot while Gagnon finished in 47th.

➡️ Adelboden, Switzerland (Jan. 11, 2020): On only three days rest, the men’s tech team was back in action for the giant slalom with Erik Readleading the team with a 24th place finish. After first run Read was just 0.13 out of the lead, sitting in 4th, proving he is in the mix with the top skiers in the world. Trevor Philp did not qualify for a second run and Riley Seger did not finish his first run.

➡️ Veysonnaz, Switzerland (Jan. 11, 2020): Another day on the slopes for the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team at the World Para-Alpine Skiing World Cup meant more opportunity to stand on the podium for a team that has already seen incredible success in the first three World Cup races of the season. Mollie Jepsen and Mac Marcoux with Guide Tristan Rodgers continue to exceed expectations with more gold medals in the giant slalom in the Women’s Standing and Men’s Visually Impaired Categories. Alexis Guimond who was on the podium two of the last three days, finished in 2nd spot in the Men’s Standing Category. 

➡️ Altenmarkt-Zauchensee (Jan. 12, 2020):  After the first alpine combined event was cancelled in Val d’Isere, FRA Roni Remme was eager to get to Altenmarkt-Zauchensee to follow up her 2nd place finish in the discipline in Crans-Montana at the end of last season. Remme, who started in 13th spot, was able to put together two clean runs to finish the day in 12th. 

➡️ Adelboden, Switzerland (Jan. 12, 2020): Erik Read looked to rebound in Adelboden, and rebound he did.  Starting with bib 50, Read put together two runs to finish in 11th spot, just .66 back of the leader. “I am pleased to get some redemption after yesterday’s disappointment. I skied two great runs with minimal mistakes. It’s super encouraging to be right in the hunt only a few tenths away from a podium.” Trevor Philp and Simon Fournier did not qualify for a second run. Asher Jordan, who was racing in his first World Cup, did not finish his first run. 

➡️ Veysonnaz, Switzerland (Jan. 12, 2020):  After five days of racing at the World Para-Alpine Skiing World Cup in Veysonnaz, Switzerland the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team closed out the World Cup stop on top. The team, who have seen enormous success to kick off the 2020 World Cup season were ready for the last day of races. Mac Marcoux with Guide Tristan Rodgers completed the gold medal sweep with another first place performance in the second day of giant slalom. 

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