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BC Connected and CSI Pacific Affiliated Athletes Make Their Mark at Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

BC Connected and CSI Pacific Affiliated Athletes Make Their Mark at Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

Victoria, BC – Just after far more than two thrilling weeks, Team Canada has wrapped an additional productive Winter season Olympics in Beijing 2022 with a overall of 26 medals. This is a tie with Vancouver 2010 for the 2nd most medals at any time won by Canada at a Winter Online games.

Crew Canada’s 26 medals also put them fourth in the total medal rely at the Beijing 2022 Winter season Olympics. Of those 26 medals, 15 (58%) were being received by BC linked and CSI Pacific affiliated athletes.

The Canadian Olympic workforce showcased 215 athletes in overall, of those:
• 34% have been BC Linked and they received 58% of Crew Canada’s medals
• All 34% were also CSI Pacific Affiliated i.e. they obtained sport science and sport medication help from CSI Pacific and/or the PacificSport community

The medal figures earlier mentioned exhibit that B.C. linked athletes continue to punch above their pounds on the world stage, successful an spectacular share of medals based on the range of athletes competing.

Together with winning medals, numerous B.C. connected athletes had substantial personal achievements and personal bests throughout the Beijing 2022 Olympic Video games. Some illustrations include things like:
• Mikaël Kingsbury grew to become the initially male freestyle skier to at any time gain three straight Olympic medals, and he is Canada’s most adorned freestyle skier in Olympic level of competition
• Lewis Irving was aspect of the crew that gained Bronze in the Combined Team Aerials party, Canada’s to start with Olympic medal in an aerials celebration in 20 a long time
• Jack Crawford became the to start with Canadian to ever achieve the podium in an Alpine Mixed function at the Olympic Winter Games
• Christine de Bruin received Canada’s initially at any time medal in Women’s Monobob and
• Mark McMorris is the to start with athlete to gain three consecutive Bronze medals in the very same Olympic event around three distinctive Winter Game titles

“Canada’s athletes have normally revealed the world how tricky and resilient they are, but the Beijing Video games took it to a entire other degree,” said CSI Pacific CEO Wendy Pattenden. “On major of the amazing mental strength it took these athletes to make it to Beijing by means of the pandemic, they also confirmed phenomenal physical and psychological toughness to prevail over accidents and ailment and prosper on the world’s most important stage. Our staff of sport science and activity drugs practitioners at CSI Pacific are privileged to do the job with these athletes and our National Sport Organization companions in excess of this previous quadrennial and at these Wintertime Olympics.”

B.C. affiliated athletes and coaches count greatly on packages and donations from all concentrations of authorities which includes Individual the Podium and Activity Canada in blend with the management and commitment of viaSport, National Activity Corporations and Provincial Sport Companies all through the province.

“On behalf of viaSport, congratulations to the B.C. athletes, coaches and staff members on a momentous Online games! Listening to tales of the enormous preparation that goes into each and every of these Olympic performances is extraordinary. viaSport is happy to support a B.C. newbie sport procedure that not only aids these champions glow, but grows opportunities for every person who is encouraged by them to join in and take part. These Olympics have shown that when people of all ages, skills and backgrounds have the likelihood to participate in activity, awesome points can happen. I hope these performances inspire additional British Columbians to seek out out individuals prospects and be portion of the sport group ideal listed here at dwelling.”

With the rigorous limitations to retain the athlete and coaches harmless and balanced through the Olympic Video games, CSI Pacific sent a few workers associates to Beijing 2022 to assistance Workforce Canada athletes in specified athletics.

 

Canadian Activity Institute Pacific Staff Working at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games

 

Team Member Willpower Sport
Craig Hill Toughness & Conditioning and Built-in Assistance Workforce Guide Ski Cross
Andrew Kates Toughness & Conditioning Freestyle Moguls
Megan Kamachi Overall performance Engineering Group Canada Mission Employees

 

 

 

Canadian Activity Institute Pacific Affiliated Athletes Who Won an Olympic Medal at Beijing 2022

(shown by activity, then surname)

 

Athlete Sport Medal
Jack Crawford Alpine Skiing – Combined Bronze
Justin Kripps, Ryan Sommer, Ben Coakwell, Cam Stones Bobsleigh – 4-person Bronze
Christine de Bruin Bobsleigh – Monobob Bronze
Lewis Irving Freestyle Snowboarding – Aerials (Blended Staff) Bronze
Rachael Karker Freestyle Snowboarding – Halfpipe Bronze
Cassie Sharpe Freestyle Skiing – Halfpipe Silver
Mikaël Kingsbury Freestyle Snowboarding – Moguls Silver
Micah Zandee-Hart Ice Hockey – Women’s Gold
Marielle Thompson Ski Cross Silver
Mark McMorris Snowboard – Slopestyle Bronze
Max Parrot Snowboard – Slopestyle
Snowboard – Major Air
Gold
Bronze
Eliot Grondin Snowboard Cross – Men’s
Snowboard Cross – Blended
Silver
Bronze
Meryeta O’Dine Snowboard Cross – Women’s
Snowboard Cross – Mixed
Bronze
Bronze

 

About Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

Providing globe-class Olympic and Paralympic education environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (www.csipacific.ca) is dedicated to Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence. Working with nationwide activity businesses and fuelled by our nationwide and provincial associates these types of as Activity Canada, viaSport, Personal the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Association of Canada, we are driven by our mantra to Collaborate. Provide. Innovate. Perform.

Our crew of activity science, sport medicine, coaching & everyday living expert services industry experts deliver leading-edge programs and companies to athletes and coaches to make sure they have each individual benefit to win medals for Canada. Study a lot more: www.csipacific.ca.

 

For additional details, speak to:

Noah Wheelock
Basic Manager, Functions & Communications
Canadian Activity Institute Pacific
[email protected]
250.813.3474