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Famous Alpine Skiers from Canada

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List of notable or famous alpine skiers from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top alpine skiers born in Canada and even some popular alpine skiers who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian alpine skiers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These alpine skiers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known alpine skier from Canada is included when available.

Examples include Patrick Biggs and Ryan Semple.

This historic alpine skiers from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian alpine skiers of note?" and "Who are the most famous alpine skiers from Canada?" These prominent alpine skiers of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian alpine skiers.

Use this list of renowned Canadian alpine skiers to discover some new alpine skiers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (28 items)


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    Anna Goodman
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    Anna Goodman is an alpine skier.more

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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    Brad Spence
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    Brad Spence is an alpine skier.more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    Brigitte Acton is a Canadian alpine skier. Acton competed at the 2006 Winter Games, where she finished 11th in the giant slalom, 17th in the slalom, and 10th in the combined. She also competed at the 2010 Winter Games. She finished first in Slalom in the 2006 Canadian National Championships, second in ...more

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    • Age: age 30
    • Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Alpine skier
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    Britt Janyk
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    Britt Janyk is a retired Canadian alpine skier, specializing in downhill, super G, alpine combined, and giant slalom, having also competed in slaloms in the past. During her career Janyk scored 18 top 10 finishes in alpine skiing World Cup competition, including two podium finishes, both in downhill ...more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: North Vancouver, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier
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    Emily Brydon
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    Emily Brydon is a former Canadian alpine skier. She competed in the 2006 Winter Olympics and won her first World Cup race, a downhill, in February 2008 at St. Moritz, Switzerland. Her coaches are Heinzpeter Platter, Rob Boyd, and Brett Zagozewski. She also competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics but fell ...more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Fernie, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier
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    Erik Guay
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    Erik Guay is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Canada. Racing out of Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Guay won the World Cup season title in super-G in 2010 and was the world champion in downhill in 2011. With 22 World Cup podiums, he is the career leader for Canada.more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    Erin Mielzynski
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    Erin Mielzynski is a Canadian World Cup alpine ski racer. Born in Brampton, Ontario, she primarily races in the technical events and specializes in slalom. Mielzynski made her World Cup debut in November 2009 and competed in the slalom at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and the 2011 World ...more

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    • Age: age 25
    • Birthplace: Brampton, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    Geneviève Simard is a Canadian alpine skier. She has appeared in two Winter Olympics, in 2002 and 2006.more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier
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    Georgia Simmerling
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    Georgia Simmerling is an Olympic Alpine Skier from Canada.more

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    • Age: age 26
    • Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete, Freestyle skier
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    Jan Hudec
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    Jan Hudec, Jr. is a Canadian Czech-born World Cup alpine ski racer, specializing in the speed events of downhill and super-G. Beset by injuries for several seasons, he returned to World Cup form in 2012 at age 30 and gained his second victory. At the 2014 Winter Olympics, Hudec won the bronze medal in ...more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Šumperk, Czech Republic
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    Jean-Philippe Roy is an alpine skier.more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Rimouski, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier
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    Jeffrey Frisch
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    Jeffrey Frisch is an Olympic Alpine Skier from Canada.more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Brixen, Italy
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    John Kucera is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Canada. Born in Calgary, Alberta, he raced in all five alpine disciplines, focusing on the speed events of downhill and super-G. Kucera is a former world champion in the downhill, but has been sidelined due to injury since November 2009. His parents ...more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier
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    Julien Cousineau
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    Julien Cousineau is an alpine skier.more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Saint-Jérôme, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier
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    Kelly VanderBeek
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    Kelly VanderBeek is a retired Canadian alpine skier originally from Kitchener, Ontario. She currently resides in Canmore, Alberta with husband David Ford. Although she has trained at countless ski clubs over the years, she lists Chicopee Ski Club, Kitchener, Ontario as her home club.more

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    • Age: age 32
    • Birthplace: Kapuskasing, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier
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    Larisa Yurkiw

    Larisa Yurkiw is a Canadian World Cupalpine ski racer, specializing in downhill and super-G. Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, Yurkiw made her World Cup debut at Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria, in a downhill event in January 2007. From 2008 to 2009, she reached the top 30 seven times. In 2009, she achieved a ...more

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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Owen Sound, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    Louis-Pierre Hélie
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    Louis-Pierre Hélie is an Olympic Alpine Skier from Canada.more

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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: Berthierville, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    Manuel Osborne-Paradis
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    Manuel Osborne-Paradis is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Canada. Born in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Osborne-Paradis grew up racing for the Whistler Mountain Ski Club. His first World Cup podium came in November 2006 at the Bombardier Winterstart men's downhill in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada.more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: North Vancouver, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    Marie-Michele Gagnon
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    Marie-Michele Gagnon is an alpine skier.more

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    • Age: age 26
    • Birthplace: Lac-Etchemin, Quebec, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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    Marie-Pier Préfontaine
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    Marie-Pier Préfontaine is an Olympic Alpine Skier from Canada.more

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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Canada
    • Profession: Alpine skier, Athlete
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