Erik Read

Erik Read

Alpine Athlete

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Erik Read
About Erik
Location May 31, 1991
Location Canmore, Alta.
Club Banff Alpine Racers
Year Team Member Since 2011
Social Media
Ranking

World Cup Ranking

#23 - Giant Slalom 2020
#35 - Slalom 2020
Medals

Medal Highlights

2nd Team Event - FIS World Championships Vail/Beaver Creek, USA (2015)
8th - Giant Slalom FIS World Cup Val d'Isere, FRA (2016)
6th - Alpine Combined FIS World Cup Santa Caterina, ITA (2017)
7th - Slalom FIS World Cup Kitzbuhuel, AUT (2017)
7th - Giant Slalom FIS World Cup Soelden, AUT (2019)
11th- Slalom FIS World Cup Madonna di Campiglio, ITA (2020)
11th- Slalom FIS World Cup Adelboden, SUI (2020)

After graduating from Denver University in May 2019,  Erik shifted all his attention to his ski career. In the 2017/18 season, Erik qualified for his first Olympic Games, finishing 11th in the giant slalom and 29th in the slalom. He closed out that season by winning the Canadian National Championship slalom title for the third time in his career. Erik’s 2018/19 season was highlighted by 5 top-30 results, including a 12th place finish in the Giant Slalom in Val d'Isere, FRA. Throughout the 2019/20 season, Erik earned a career-best 7th place finish in the giant slalom in Soelden, a result he will look to build on. Erik’s brother Jeff is also a member of the team, and the siblings look to follow in the footsteps of their father, famed Crazy Canuck Ken Read. 


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