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Alpine Canada – Alpine Races

The women’s speed circuit is back in action again this weekend, racing in Crans Montana, Switzerland. Canada’s Larisa Yurkiw (Team Larisa), narrowly missed out on her fourth podium of the season in last weekend’s downhill. Yurkiw holds her second-place overall downhill ranking on the FIS World Cup leaderboard. Sunday will see an alpine combined race. 

The cancelled Maribor, Slovenia women’s slalom has been rescheduled for Monday, February 15 and will also take place in Crans Montana, Switzerland. 

The men’s tech teams are in Yuzawa Naeba, Japan for a giant slalom race Saturday and a slalom race Sunday. Calgary, Alta.’s Trevor Philp has had two personal best technical finishes this year and will be looking to gain more World Cup points. 

Ladies’ Alpine 

Larisa Yurkiw

Erin Mielzynski

Marie-Michèle Gagnon

Men’s Alpine 

Phil Brown 

Trevor Philp

Ski Cross Races

The Canada Ski Cross Team is back in action this weekend, including a strong contingent from the Canadian development team looking to gain valuable World Cup experience. Kelsey Serwa, Marielle Thompson, Brady Leman and Chris Del Bosco are all coming off podium-finishes at the X Games two weeks ago. The team is in Idre, Sweden for back-to-back races Saturday and Sunday. Thompson heads into the weekend sitting third in the overall rankings. Leman heads into the weekend sitting in second-place overall with Del Bosco right behind him in third-place. 

Ladies’ Ski Cross

Kelsey Serwa

Marielle Thompson 

Men’s Ski Cross

Matt Brady

Chris Del Bosco

Ian Deans

Kevin Drury

Louis-Pierre Hélie

Brady Leman

Kris Mahler

Tristan Tafel

WHERE TO WATCH

The ladies’ downhill and alpine combined races will be aired on Sportsnet 360. Catch the downhill Saturday night at 8:00PM EST and the alpine combined Sunday night at 8:00PM EST. 

DATES AND START TIMES

Friday, February 12, 2016

Men’s Giant Slalom 1st Run – 6:00PM MST

Men’s Giant Slalom 2nd Run – 9:00PM MST

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Ladies’ Downhill – 2:30AM MST

Men’s Slalom 1st Run – 6:00PM MST

Men’s Slalom 2nd Run – 9:00PM MST

Ski Cross – 4:30AM MST

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Ladies’ Alpine Combined 1st Run – 2:30AM MST

Ladies’ Alpine Combined 2nd Run – 5:30AM MST

Ski Cross – 4:30AM MST

Monday, February 15, 2016

Ladies’ Slalom 1st Run – 1:30AM MST

Ladies’ Slalom 2nd Run – 4:30AM MST

For further information or press inquiries, please contact Ashley Shantz at ashantz@alpinecanada.org or call 587.226.3007.