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:
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.
So stoked to be officially named to the @CDNOlympicTeam! Thanks to everyone who helped me reach this goal!
— Noah Bowman (@NoahBowmanSki) January 20, 2014
They announced the Canadian Olympic Team this morning. We couldn't have done it without you Sarah… Thank you. http://t.co/GBuyrGfLZx
— Justin Dorey (@Justin_dorey) January 20, 2014
It's official! I made the Canadian Olympic Team @CDNOlympicTeam thank you to everyone who has supported me on this journey over the years
— Matt Margetts (@MattMargetts) January 20, 2014
So stoked to be officially named to the @CDNOlympicTeam !!!!
— Mike Riddle (@mike_riddle) January 20, 2014
Today I was officially named to the @CDNOlympicTeam !! I'm going to Sochi!!!
— Keltie Hansen (@KeltieH) January 20, 2014
It's announced and official! We've all been named to the first ever Canadian Halfpipe Olympic team.… http://t.co/S8Zw2nXFR8
— Roz Groenewoud (@rozgroenewoud) January 20, 2014
— Megan Gunning (@MeganGunning13) January 20, 2014
OFFICIALLY named to the Canadian Olympic team!!!!
— Dara Howell (@DaraHowell) January 20, 2014
— Kim Lamarre (@kim_lamarre) January 20, 2014
Words cannot express how thrilled I am to be named to the Canadian Olympic Team and able to represent… http://t.co/HhCk7CzZZM
— Yuki Tsubota (@yuki_tsubota) January 20, 2014
Canadian Olympic team has been announced! So excited for everyone and thrilled to be part of this amazing journey with my teammates!
— Kaya Turski (@kayaturski) January 20, 2014