Rémi Drolet and Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt added to Beijing 2022 cross-country skiing team

Rémi Drolet and Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt added to Beijing 2022 cross-country skiing team

CANMORE (January 21, 2022) – Team Canada will now have five women and four men on the cross-country skiing start line as Olivia Bouffard Nesbitt and Rémi Drolet are heading to Beijing for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. Bouffard Nesbitt (Morin Heights, Que.) and Drolet (Rossland, B.C.) were the final two athletes nominated by Nordiq Canada to the Canadian Olympic Committee after an additional two quota spots were handed down to Canada by International Ski...
Xavier McKeever and Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt Win Classic Cross-Country Ski Sprints at  Nordiq Cup in Canmore

Xavier McKeever and Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt Win Classic Cross-Country Ski Sprints at Nordiq Cup in Canmore

CANMORE, Alta.—Xavier McKeever and Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt took on Canada’s best skiers to win the classic cross-country ski sprint races on the final day of the Nordiq Cup at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park on Tuesday. The 18-year-old McKeever from Canmore, Alta. clocked the fastest qualifying time to lead 30 athletes into the head-to-head heats where he rocketed to the top spot on the podium in the open men’s classic-ski sprint race. “It feels awesome. I...
Antoine Cyr and Katherine Stewart-Jones Win Classic Distance Races at Olympic Cross-Country Ski Trials in Canmore  Tom Stephen and Jasmine Drolet ski to top spot in Under 20 category

Antoine Cyr and Katherine Stewart-Jones Win Classic Distance Races at Olympic Cross-Country Ski Trials in Canmore Tom Stephen and Jasmine Drolet ski to top spot in Under 20 category

CANMORE, Alta.—Antoine Cyr and Katherine Stewart-Jones solidified their position as the top distance skiers in the country after winning the classic-ski interval start distant races on Saturday at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. Both already pre-Qualified for the 2022 Olympics based on their steady results on the World Cup, the two Quebecers were steady in one of their final tune-up races before heading to the Beijing Games. Cyr, of Gatineau, Que., handily...