Canadian Alpine Ski Team veteran Allison Forsyth and 18-year-old Sophie Splawinski of Quebec, tied for 12th place in a World Cup giant slalom Sunday, which saw a record five Canadian women qualify for the second leg.

The pair completed the newly-designed Olympia giant slalom course in a two-run combined time of two minutes, 17.45 seconds, trailing the winner, overall World Cup leader Anja Paerson, by 1.81 seconds.

Gail Kelly qualified for the second leg of a World Cup race for only the second time of her career, crossing 16th, 1.92 back and just 0.05 out of the top-15. Britt Janyk of Whistler was 22nd, 2.61 back, while Genevi