THE CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM LOOK TO PUT ON A SHOW AT LAKE LOUISE & BEAVER CREEK

THE CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM LOOK TO PUT ON A SHOW AT LAKE LOUISE & BEAVER CREEK

Calgary, AB (December 3, 2019) - The North American leg of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup continues later this week as the men head to Beaver Creek, CO and the women come home for the second weekend of the Lake Louise Audi FIS Ski World Cup. After a solid weekend of racing in Lake Louise and Killington the Canadian teams are set to build on the results highlighted by Roni Remme and Brodie Seger.

Lake Louise Audi FIS Ski World Cup 

Three training runs are on the official schedule for women’s downhill event. The first training run will happen on December 3 at 12:30pm MST / 2:30pm EST. Subsequent training runs are scheduled for 12:30pm MST / 2:30pm EST on Wednesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 5.

The women take to the slopes for the first downhill race on Friday, December 6 beginning at 12:30pm MST / 2:30pm EST. The women’s second downhill run will go down on Saturday, December 7 at 12:30pm MST / 2:30pm EST. 

Sunday, the Women’s Super-G will begin at 11:00am MST / 1:00 pm EST.  Marie-Michèle Gagnon of Lac-Etchemin will look to better her 20th place finish last year in the Lake Louise and will also be joined by Roni Remme of Collingwood, ON and Candace Crawford of Toronto, ON.

Xfinity Birds of Prey World Cup 

South of the border the Canadian men will be in action at the Xfinity Birds of Prey World Cup for the Super-G, Downhill and Giant Slalom. Fresh off races in Lake Louise the team will build on a great result by Brodie Seger. Team veterans Dustin Cook of Ottawa, ON and Ben Thomsen of Invermere, BC look to lead a promising team into Beaver Creek made up of Sam Mulligan, Jack Crawford, Jeff Read, Brodie Seger, Trevor Philp, Erik Read, Cam Alexander and Riley Seger. 

The men’s racing kicks off on Friday, December 6 at 10:45 MST / 12:45pm EST with the Super-G. They continue Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11:00 am MST / 1:00 pm EST with the downhill event. The men wrap up their North American tour on Sunday, December 8 at 9:45 a.m. MST/ 11:45 a.m. EST with the men’s GS. 

HOW TO WATCH (all times in EST)

Friday, December 6 

12:45pm – Men’s Super G Beaver Creek - Stream it live: cbcsports.ca

2:30pm – Women’s Downhill Run 1 Lake Louise - Stream it live: cbcsports.ca

Saturday, December 7 

1:00pm – Road to the Olympic Games: Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women’s Downhill Run #1 – Lake Louise 

1:30pm – Men’s Downhill Beaver Creek - Stream it live: cbcsports.ca

2:30pm – Women’s Downhill Run 2 Lake Louise - Stream it live: cbcsports.ca

5:00pm - Road to the Olympic Games: Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women’s Downhill Run 2 - Lake Louise

Sunday, December 8 

2:30am- Road to the Olympic Games: Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women’s Downhill Run 2 - Lake Louise

11:45am – Men’s Giant Slalom Run 1 Beaver Creek - Stream it live: cbcsports.ca

1:00pm Women’s Super G Lake Louise - Stream it live: cbcsports.ca

2:45pm Men’s Giant Slalom Run 2 Beaver Creek - Stream it live: cbcsports.ca

3:00pmRoad to the Olympic Games: Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women's Super G - Lake Louise

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