WEEKEND RACE ADVISORY – February 12-15, 2016
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.
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
Men’s Ski Cross
Chris Del Bosco
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
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