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Canadian skiers compete at IPC Nor-Am Cup Super G

 

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Monday, Canadian para-alpine skiers competed at the IPC Nor-Am Cup at Copper Mountain. The competition’s first event was the Super G held at Rosie’s Race Arena.

Canadians competing included standing female skier Alexandra Starker who finished her first run with a time of 1.19.19, Vanessa Knight with a time of 1.20.35, female sit skier Kimberly Jones who did not finish, male visually impaired skier Mac Marcoux and his guide who finished their first run with a time of 1.14.77, standing skiers Braydon Luscombe who did not finish, Micheal Whitney who finished with a time of 1.16.37, Caleb Brossen with a time of 1.22.15, Josh Dueck who did not finish, Kurt Oatway who finished with a time of 1.14.98, and sit skiers Ben Thompson who did not finish, Jeff Thompson and Alex Cairns.

Canadian skiers were back on the slopes yesterday.

Ben Thompson in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Ben Thompson in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Jeff Thompson in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Josh Dueck in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kurt Oatway in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kurt Oatway in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

 

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Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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