April 13, 2017

Photo By Scott Brammer – coastphoto.com

Courtesy of Alpine Canada | News

Calgary, Alta. (April 11, 2017) – Canada’s largest youth ski racing event, celebrating its 25th anniversary, is kicking off this weekend in Whistler, British Columbia.  Over 400 athletes and 150 coaches from more than 20 countries will land in Whistler, finding their way to the podium thanks to the support from event sponsors and the dedicated 300 volunteers. The Mackenzie Investments Whistler Cup races begin on Thursday, April 13th and Alpine Canada is pleased to unveil the athletes who have been selected to represent Team Canada.

Nine boys and nine girls from across the country were selected using criteria from three different events: U16 National Championships, Eastern Can-Ams and Teck U14/16 Westerns.

Dusan Grasic, Alpine Canada Domestic Director, is the Team Canada lead. Joining Grasic on the coaching staff is Jennifer Clarridge (B.C.), Milan Arsoviski (AB), Wayne Howard (ON), and Guillaume Taillefer (QC).

Special congratulations to all the Alberta athletes, their coaches and clubs on earning their place on 7 on Team Canada and 12 on Team Alberta for the 2017 MacKenzie Investments Whistler Cup.

TEAM CANADA

Name Club Province
Bilodeau, Thomas Equipe Elite Alpine et L’Estrie Quebec
Laniel, Jeremy EDLS – St- Sauver Quebec
Puskas, Aaron Norwesters – LSDA Ontario
Guimont, Eric Vorlage Quebec
Lessard, Raphael Bromont Quebec
Jacques, Charles-Alexandre ESS Quebec
Profitt, John Daniel Sunshine Alberta
Matejko, Adam Sunshine Alberta
Van Soest, Gerrit Vernon BC
Marchessault, Alice Olympia Quebec
Sullivan, Elizabeth Alpine Ski Club Ontario
Brown, Sarah Club de Ski Tremblant Quebec
Hoshizaki, Tora Nakiska Alpine Alberta
Gray, Cassidy Panorama Alberta
Lebsack, Avery Lake Louise Ski Club Alberta
Hill, Alyssa Panorama Alberta
Smart, Eleri Panorama Alberta
Alexander, Kiara Sunshine Alberta

 

TEAM ALBERTA

Name Club
SOUTER Brielle ESC
CUNNINGHAM Haley PANO
GRABINSKI Kamilia SUNSH
DENNEY Cayla PANO
GRAY Jacquelyn PANO
FERGUSON Jessie BANFF
DUNN Logan KASC
HARRISON Daniel KASC
SMALL James CARC
DETS Taras KASC
HALEY Olivier ESC
CAMPBELL Chase RABBT

Alpine Canada wishes good luck to all Team Canada athletes participating!

For more details about the Mackenzie Investment Whistler Cup, click here.

For results, follow LIVE TIMINGhttp://wmsc.info/timing/
Event Details: whistlercup.com

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