Downhill Training Run at 2004 Pontiac GMC Canadian Championships, Le Massif, Quebec
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Downhill Training with beautiful St. Lawrence River in background - Canadian Championships 2004
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Sunshine and blue skies greeted Canada's best alpine racers for the first day of downhill training of the Pontiac GMC Canadian Championships at Le Massif, Que., on Wednesday.

Two of Canada's top national team racers led the field on La Charlevoix at one of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team's national training centres.

The women started off the day's action, with Emily Brydon of Fernie, BC, putting in the fastest time at one minute, 29.19 seconds. She was followed by Kitchener's Kelly VanderBeek at 1:29.70. Genevi