Alex Guimond from Mont Tremblant, joined the Canadian Para Alpine Ski Team for the 2016-17 season. Competing in the standing category, Guimond placed ninth in a giant slalom and 13th in the slalom in the 2015-16 season.
In January 2017, Guimond won bronze in the giant slalom at the 2017 Para Alpine Skiing World Championships in Italy, his first career world championship medal.
Just a month earlier, he earned his first career World Cup win, placing first in the giant slalom at Kransjka Gora, Slovenia. It was the first World Cup win for Canada in the men’s standing giant slalom event in 10 years.
In March 2017, Guimond raced the Para alpine World Cup Final on the course that will be used for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, in South Korea. He won the gold medal in the giant slalom and silver in both the Super G and downhill. He ranked third overall for the downhill.