Forsyth Wins ACA Female Athlete of The Year - BC Alpine Ski Association

Taking top honours, Allison Forsyth was named Canadian Alpine Ski Team Senior Female Athlete of the Year. Forsyth, 23 a native of Nanaimo, B.C., scored the Canadian Alpine Ski Team's best result last season, finishing second in Giant Slalom at Copper Mountain, Colo.
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Alpine Canada handed out its Awards of Excellence at a dinner Saturday night in Whistler, concluding the AGM meetings and festivities. Taking top honours, Allison Forsyth was named Canadian Alpine Ski Team Senior Female Athlete of the Year. Forsyth, 23 a native of Nanaimo, B.C., scored the Canadian Alpine Ski Team's best result last season, finishing second in Giant Slalom at Copper Mountain, Colo. She also finished seventh at the Olympic Games in giant slalom.

“We have a strong women's team and I'm very excited about winning this award for the first time,” Forsyth said from training camp in Switzerland. “We're back in the office training hard for next season and things are looking great.”

Read said Forsyth is poised to be a superstar in the ski world for many years. “Allison's talent is matched only by her work ethic and her attitude,” he said.

Other BC Notables:
Most Valuable Coach: Jim Pollock, Whistler, B.C. Women's Technical Team.
Canadian Disabled Alpine Ski Team Breakthrough Athlete of the Year: Scott Patterson, Vancouver.
Canadian Alpine Ski Team Alumni of the Year: Peter Webster, Vancouver.