Alpine Canada announces 2020/2021 Alpine, Para-Alpine & Ski Cross Teams

Article #3413
2020-06-12
Published By: Kathy Stahr

Canadian Alpine Ski Team - see ACA News  
Calgary, Alta. (June 11, 2020) – As we enter our 100th season Alpine Canada and the Canadian Alpine Ski Team (CAST) are excited to unveil a revamped multi-tier program offering ahead of the 2020/21 season as athletes begin to prepare for the upcoming World Championship and pre-Olympic year. Athlete nominations to the team are based on meeting published CAST nomination criteria. The Canadian Alpine Ski Team nominations guidelines are available at AlpineCanada.org.

2020-21 Canadian Alpine Ski Team World Cup Team - BC Athletes 

  • Cameron Alexander (North Vancouver, B.C./Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
  • James (Jack) Crawford (Toronto, ON/ Georgian Peaks Ski Club & Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
  • Manuel Osborne-Paradis (Vancouver, B.C./Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
  • Brodie Seger (North Vancouver, B.C./Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
  • Broderick Thompson (Whistler, B.C./Whistler Mountain Ski Club)

Four athletes, all from BC, have met C level criteria and are named to a Select Group within CAST. These athletes will compete primarily at the Continental Cup level with opportunities to compete on the World Cup based on performance and quota space. The Select Group is a new approach that will have these CAST Team members train and race with a mix of support from the CAST WC Team and the B.C. Ski Team. 

2020-21 Canadian Alpine Ski Team (Select Group) - BC Athletes

  • Kyle Alexander (North Vancouver, B.C./Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
  • Asher Jordan (North Vancouver, B.C./ Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
  • Sam Mulligan (Vancouver, B.C. /Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club)
  • Riley Seger (North Vancouver, B.C./Whistler Mountain Ski Club)

In addition to our World Cup and Select Group of ski racers, Alpine Canada is also happy to recognize a group of athletes to the new CAST NextGen Program. This recognition is based on new criteria that have been approved and supported by all PTSOs. This program recognizes alpine athlete's performance and potential as ski racers in their journey towards the World Cup team. The CAST NextGen Program recognizes our next generation of top ski racers. Sport programming will continue to be provided through the athletes PTSO, in coordination with Alpine Canada. These athletes are an important part of the CAST long-term program and we continue to support their development.

2020-21 Canadian Alpine Ski Team NextGen Program - BC Athlete

  • Stefanie Fleckenstein (Whistler, BC/University of Colorado, BC Ski Team) 
     

Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team - see ACA News 
Calgary, Alta. (June 11, 2020) – As we enter our 100th season, Alpine Canada is excited to name the 2020-21 Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team including two NextGen athletes. The team, which captured 22 World Cup podiums last season looks to keep the momentum going in the right direction as they move into a World Championship season. Athlete nominations to the team are based on meeting nomination criteria. The Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team nominations guidelines are available at AlpineCanada.org.

2020-21 Athletes named to the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team - BC Athlete  

  • Mollie Jepsen (West Vancouver, B.C./Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
     

Canadian Ski Cross Team - see ACA News 
Calgary, Alta. (June 11, 2020) – As we enter our 100th season, Alpine Canada is proud to name 18 athletes to the 2020-21 Canadian Ski Cross Team. The team, which is made up entirely of returning athletes looks to build on a stellar last season which saw them win the overall Nations Cup and team veteran Kevin Drury bring home the crystal globe. Athlete nominations to the team are based on meeting nomination criteria. The Canadian Ski Cross Teamnominations guidelines are available at AlpineCanada.org.

2020-21 Canadian Ski Cross Team - BC Athletes

  • Zoe Chore (Cranbrook, BC/Kimberley Alpine Ski Club) 
  • Tiana Gairns (Prince George, BC/ Prince George Ski Club)
  • Courtney Hoffos (Windermere, BC/Windermere Ski Club)
  • Reece Howden (Cultus Lake, BC/Apex Ski Club)
  • Gavin Rowell (Prince George, BC/Prince George Ski Club)
  • India Sherret (Cranbrook, BC/Kimberley Alpine Team)
  • Antoinette (Annie) Tansley (Calgary, AB/Grouse Moutan Tyee Ski Club and Alberta Ski Cross) 
  • Marielle Thompson (Whistler, BC/Whistler Mountain Ski Club)

* This season marks the 100th anniversary of ski racing in Canada and represents an important building block

as our athletes prepare for the next World Championships, Olympics and Paralympics *

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