Rookie Olivier Léveillé Caps Off World Cup Season with Top-10 Finish in Falun

Rookie Olivier Léveillé Caps Off World Cup Season with Top-10 Finish in Falun

FALUN, Swe.—Canada’s Olivier Léveillé earned himself an early birthday present with a ninth-place finish in the final individual cross-country ski race of his rookie season on the World Cup. Three days in advance of his 21st birthday, Léveillé introduced himself to the world’s elite by clocking a time of 32:46.5 in the 15-kilometre free technique race. “I still can’t totally believe this happened. I finished in the top-10 on the World Cup. It is crazy,” laughed...
Consistent Canuck, Graham Ritchie is Lone Canadian Qualifier for World Cup Heats in Falun

Consistent Canuck, Graham Ritchie is Lone Canadian Qualifier for World Cup Heats in Falun

FALUN, Swe.— Graham Ritchie was the lone Canadian to qualify for the head-to-head heats in the World Cup Finals sprint race in Falun, Sweden on Friday. The Parry Sound, Ont. resident continued his steady run of earning a spot in the round of 30 but was not able to advance past the quarter-final round after crossing the line fourth in his heat. Ritchie grabbed the final spot in the top-20 on the day. Graham Ritchie Quotes “My quarter final was decent. I didn’t make...