Thomsen battles Bormio with a solid 12th place finish

Thomsen battles Bormio with a solid 12th place finish

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Calgary, AB (December 28, 2019) – It was an exciting day for the Canadian Alpine Ski Team in Bormio, Italy as Ben Thomsen (Invermere, BC), overcame high winds and bumpy course conditions for a season best 12th place finish. Even with bright blue skies, conditions were still very tough on the second day of downhill racing. 

Thomsen was especially happy as he has felt good in training but hasn’t been able to translate that success to race day. 

“I finally put a run together. It’s not the result i am looking for but sometimes that’s racing. I’m looking forward to getting home for a quick recharge and celebrate the new year with friends and family.”

Brodie Seger (North Vancouver, BC) finished 41st spot, after making a great recovery on the gnarly course. 

The men will be back at it tomorrow with the Alpine Combined from Bormio, Italy.

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