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Canadian Sport Institute Pacific – VICTORIA, BC – National team freestyle skier and 2018 Olympian Simon d’Artois has been named CSI Pacific Athlete of the Month Powered by 2XU for February 2019.

The Athlete of the Month is Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific)’s way of acknowledging a BC-located athlete who has displayed outstanding performances in their sport and deserves recognition. Athletes chosen monthly to be the face of Canadian Sport Institute Pacific receive a feature on our CSI Pacific’s website and a gift from 2XU.

Simon notched his first World Cup ski halfpipe win of his career on December 20th, 2018 in Secret Garden, China. He now leads this season’s World Cup standings after the first two events of the year.

Hailing from Whistler, BC Simon has been on the national team of Freestyle Canada since 2012. D’Artois started skiing at age three, began competing in local freestyle events at age 13 and joined the Whistler Blackcomb Ski Club when he was 14 years old.

Simon went to his first Olympics, competing in Halfpipe at PyeongChang 2018, and finishing 13th.

Previous winners have included Phil Mack (Rugby Canada) and Ian Ryder (Judo Canada).

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About Canadian Sport Institute Pacific: Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence.

Offering world-class Olympic and Paralympic training environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (www.csipacific.ca) is committed to Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence. Working with national sport organizations and fuelled by our national and provincial partners such as Sport Canada, viaSport, Own the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Association of Canada, we are driven by our mantra to Collaborate. Serve. Innovate. 

Our team of sport science, sport medicine, coaching & life services experts provide leading-edge programs and services to athletes and coaches to ensure they have every advantage to win medals for Canada.

For more info contact:
 

Noah Wheelock

Manager, Communications & I.T.

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

250.220.2534
250.813.3474
nwheelock@csipacific.ca

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