Canadian Olympic freeskiing team announced; skiers share excitement via Twitter

January 20th, 2014 by

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the first-ever U.S. Olympic freeskiing team, the first-ever Canadian Olympic freeski team was revealed this morning in Montreal, Quebec. The team consists of seven halfpipe skiers and five slopestyle skiers; they are as follows:

Men’s Halfpipe

Noah Bowman
Justin Dorey
Matt Margetts
Mike Riddle

Women’s Halfpipe

Keltie Hansen
Rosalind Groenewoud
Megan Gunning

Men’s Slopestyle

Alex Beaulieu-Marchand

Women’s Slopestyle

Dara Howell
Kim Lamarre
Yuki Tsubota
Kaya Turski

Following the announcement, the athletes took to Twitter to let the world know that they’re headed to Sochi in February, to ski on the biggest stage of them all.

Related: Recapping Grand Prix at Park City; U.S. Olympic freeskiing team announced

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