March 21, 2017
SPORTS EXPERTS CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS COME TO MONT-TREMBLANT, QC
Alpine Canada – Mont-Tremblant, QC (March 20, 2017) – From March 25 to March 28, 2017, Mont-Tremblant, QC will host the Sports Experts Canadian Championship races for giant slalom and slalom. Athletes from across Canada, including members of the Canadian national team and development team, will race for the Canadian Champion title in the tech events.
As part of the Canadian Championships, Alpine Canada will host an evening event to honour the winners of the 2017 Canadian Ski Racing Awards presented by Helly Hansen. Winners in the following categories will be honoured:
- Alpine Athlete of the Year: Erik Guay & Valérie Grenier
- Para-Alpine Athlete of the Year: Mac Marcoux (Guide: Jack Leitch), Alana Ramsay
- Ski Cross Athlete of the Year: Brady Leman & Marielle Thompson
- Coach of the Year (senior) – Stanley Hayer
- Coach of the Year (grassroots) – Jenn Warren
- Volunteer of the Year – Andy Wolf
- Club of the Year – Club de Ski Bromont
- Resort of the Year – Nakiska
- Buiilder of the Year – Bruce Goldsmith
- Minogue Award of Excellence – Ned Ireland
CANADIAN SKI RACING AWARDS PRESENTATION DETAILS:
WHERE: Mont-Tremblant, QC, The Westin Hotel
WHEN: Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 5:00pm
INTERVIEW OPPS: Interview opportunities with winners can be arranged in advance. To book interviews, please email Ashley Shantz at email@example.com.
CANADIAN ALPINE CHAMPIONSHIP RACING SCHEDULE DATE RACE
Saturday, March 25 – 9:00am EST Men’s Giant Slalom
Saturday, March 25 – 2:00pm EST Team Event
Sunday, March 26 – 9:00am EST Ladies’ Giant Slalom
Monday, March 27 – 9:00am EST Men’s Slalom
Tuesday, March 28 – 9:00am EST Ladies’ Slalom
Athletes will be available following each race in the finish area.
CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM ATHLETES
ABOUT ALPINE CANADA
Alpine Canada is the national governing body for alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing in Canada. With the support of valued corporate partners along with the Government of Canada, Own the Podium and the Canadian Olympic Committee, Alpine Canada develops Olympic, Paralympic, world championship and World Cup medallists to stimulate visibility, inspiration and growth in the ski community.