Lake Louise Winterstart Downhill Training Begins Today - See Live Timing - BC Alpine Ski Association

The World Cup season is officially underway in Canada.  Nine Canadian men are scheduled to complete the first downhill training run at Lake Louise Wednesday.  Racing is set to start Saturday
with the men’s downhill followed by super G on Sunday.

Quote from Alpine Canada news release:
"Erik Guay (Mont-Tremblant, QC), a FIS Alpine World Cup downhill winner in 2007 with nine career World Cup podiums, is joined by Manuel Osborne-Paradis (Vancouver, BC), who finished the Winterstart downhill in second place in 2006 and Jeffrey Frisch (Mont-Tremblant, QC), the 2006 Pontiac GMC Canadian downhill champion. John Kucera (Calgary, AB), the Bombardier Lake Louise Winterstart SG winner in 2006, is also racing along with François Bourque (New Richmond, QC), who has been on a World Cup podium four times, and Robbie Dixon (Whistler, BC), who finished fourth in a SG last season in Kvitfjell, NOR."

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The weekend’s races will be televised in Canada by CBC and are expected to reach an audience of more than 140 million viewers worldwide.