Update (March 13, 2020) - The ski cross race scheduled in Veysonnaz, SUI has been cancelled due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus.
Calgary, AB (March 12, 2020) – It’s the final weekend of the World Cup season and it’s unfortunately going to be a bit quieter than the schedule had intended with cancellations across the ski world due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus.
Canadian Ski Cross Team
With a wildly successful season behind them the Canadian Ski Cross Team is ready for the World Cup Finals from Veysonnaz, SUI. Kevin Drury (Toronto, ON) who has already claimed the Crystal Globe this season, will be sitting out this weekend. Brady Leman (Calgary, AB) who currently sits third in the cup standings will lead the team made up of Chris Del Bosco (Montreal, QC), Kris Mahler (Canmore, AB) and Reece Howden (Cultus Lake, BC).
On the women’s side Marielle Thompson (Whistler, BC) sits in third place in the women’s standings. Thompson will be joined by Abby McEwen (Edmonton, AB), Antoinette Tansley (Calgary, AB), Zoe Chore (Cranbrook, BC) and India Sherret (Cranbrook, BC).
The Canadian Ski Cross Team has been on the podium at every World Cup race this season and they plan to keep that run going for the last race of the season.
HOW TO WATCH
March 14, 2020
9:30 a.m. EST / 7:30 a.m. EST – Ski Cross Veysonnaz - Stream it live: cbcsports.ca
3:00 p.m. EST / 1:00 p.m. MST – Ski Cross Veysonnaz - Watch it on CBC
Canadian Alpine Ski Team
Due to the outbreak the last scheduled women’s race in Åre, SWE has been cancelled as hae the final men’s races of the year in Kranjska Gora, SLO.
Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team
The scheduled races in Hafjell, NOR have been cancelled due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus.
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