Nordiq Canada News

2022-23 Para Nordic World Cup Competition Team – Voukatti, Finland

November 29, 2022

Selection Rationale


Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to the Para Nordic World Cup competition team from December 5 to December 19, 2022, in Vuokatti, Finland. Athlete selections were based on the 2022-2023 Para Nordic Competition Trip Criteria and summarized in the Athlete Nomination Synopsis and Rationale.



Mark ArendzSelection trials 0 points

Collin Cameron  – Selection trials 0 points

Brittany Hukad Selection trials 2.21 points

Natalie Wilkie – Selection trials 4.38 points

Derek Zaplotinsky – Selection trials 52.47 points

Ethan Hess – Selection trials 108.44 points

Christina Picton – Selection trials 130.17 points

Jesse Bachinsky/Levi Nadlersmith (Guide) – Selection trials 122.80 points

Lyne Marie Bilodeau – Selection trials 200.42 points. Development opportunity


Athlete nominations were made by the High Performance Committee (HPC) based on the 2022-23 Para Nordic Competition Trip Criteria. The HPC oversaw the selection process as per the Nordiq Canada Selection, Nominations and Announcement policy. Members of this committee are:

  • Robbi Weldon (athlete rep – Para)
  • Devon Kershaw (athlete rep – Olympic)
  • Maria Lundgren (BC)
  • Alain Masson (Yukon)
  • John Lofranco (Athletics Canada)
  • Julie Beaulieu (Nordiq Canada)
  • Kate Boyd (Nordiq Canada)
  • Chris Jeffries (Nordiq Canada)


Final athlete selections were approved by Kate Boyd, High Performance Director – Para