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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame – Calgary, January 22, 2018 – Today, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame officially unveiled the new PyeongChang 2018: United in Spirit exhibit in anticipation of the upcoming 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The exhibit unveil was held in conjunction with Alpine Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee’s announcement of the Olympic Ski Cross Team that will be heading to PyeongChang. Attendees included Honoured Member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and Lead Athlete Mentor for Team Canada in PyeongChang, Catriona Le May Doan, Ski Cross Olympic Champion, Ashleigh McIvor DeMerit, and the seven athletes named to the Canadian Ski Cross team, Chris Del Bosco, Kevin Drury, David Duncan, Brady Leman, Brittany Phelan, Kelsey Serwa, and Marielle Thompson.
 
Five Olympic and four Paralympic podium hopefuls competing in February and March on the world stage are featured in the PyeongChang 2018: United in Spirit exhibit. The athletes and para-athletes include Marie-Philip Poulin, Ice Hockey forward for Canada’s National Women’s Hockey Team and two-time Olympic Gold medallist; Spencer O’Brien, five-time Winter X Games medallist in Snowboarding and 2013 FIS Snowboarding World Champion; Greg Westlake, 3-time World Para Ice Hockey champion and Paralympic Gold medallist; Michelle Salt, Canada’s first female Paralympic Snowboarder and four-time World Cup Silver medallist; Jesse Cockney, Olympic Cross Country skier and three-time gold medallist at the 2011 Canada Winter Games; Alana Ramsay, 2016 and 2017 Canadian Ski Racing Female Para Alpine Athlete of the Year award winner; Taylor Henrich, the first Canadian woman to win a World Cup medal in Ski Jumping; Mac Marcoux, Paralympic Champion in the Giant Slalom event at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi; and Samuel Edney, the first Canadian male to win a World Cup Luge race.

 

Artefacts featured in this exhibit include Alana Ramsay’s 2016 Canadian Ski Racing Female Para Alpine Athlete of the Year trophy, a 2002 Team Canada competition jersey worn by Becky Kellar, a member of the women’s gold medal-winning hockey team – 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Women’s Ice Hockey being included as a sport at the Olympic Winter Games, and the official 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots. The exhibit will be on display until July 2020 at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.

 
Honoured Member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and Lead Athlete Mentor for PyeongChang 2018, 
Catriona Le May Doan imparting her words of wisdom on the newly named Canadian Ski Cross Team. 
 

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