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BC Connected and CSI Pacific Affiliated Athletes Make Their Mark at Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

BC Connected and CSI Pacific Affiliated Athletes Make Their Mark at Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

Victoria, BC – Right after extra than two thrilling months, Team Canada has wrapped yet another productive Winter Olympics in Beijing 2022 with a whole of 26 medals. This is a tie with Vancouver 2010 for the 2nd most medals at any time gained by Canada at a Winter season Video games.

Workforce Canada’s 26 medals also put them fourth in the general medal count at the Beijing 2022 Winter season Olympics. Of individuals 26 medals, 15 (58%) ended up won by BC linked and CSI Pacific affiliated athletes.

The Canadian Olympic workforce highlighted 215 athletes in whole, of those:
• 34% had been BC Linked and they gained 58% of Team Canada’s medals
• All 34% had been also CSI Pacific Affiliated i.e. they gained activity science and sport medication assistance from CSI Pacific and/or the PacificSport network

The medal studies earlier mentioned present that B.C. linked athletes proceed to punch above their body weight on the globe stage, winning an extraordinary share of medals based on the variety of athletes competing.

Together with profitable medals, numerous B.C. connected athletes experienced sizeable private achievements and particular bests all through the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games. Some illustrations consist of:
• Mikaël Kingsbury grew to become the to start with male freestyle skier to ever earn a few straight Olympic medals, and he is Canada’s most embellished freestyle skier in Olympic levels of competition
• Lewis Irving was element of the workforce that won Bronze in the Blended Workforce Aerials party, Canada’s initially Olympic medal in an aerials celebration in 20 a long time
• Jack Crawford grew to become the very first Canadian to ever access the podium in an Alpine Put together occasion at the Olympic Winter season Games
• Christine de Bruin gained Canada’s to start with at any time medal in Women’s Monobob and
• Mark McMorris is the 1st athlete to win a few consecutive Bronze medals in the identical Olympic celebration in excess of a few unique Winter Game titles

“Canada’s athletes have generally revealed the globe how challenging and resilient they are, but the Beijing Games took it to a complete other stage,” stated CSI Pacific CEO Wendy Pattenden. “On leading of the amazing mental toughness it took these athletes to make it to Beijing by way of the pandemic, they also showed phenomenal actual physical and mental power to triumph over injuries and sickness and prosper on the world’s major phase. Our staff of activity science and activity drugs practitioners at CSI Pacific are privileged to get the job done with these athletes and our Countrywide Sport Group companions around this past quadrennial and at these Winter season Olympics.”

B.C. affiliated athletes and coaches count closely on programs and donations from all amounts of authorities including Possess the Podium and Activity Canada in mix with the management and commitment of viaSport, Nationwide Activity Companies and Provincial Sport Businesses all through the province.

“On behalf of viaSport, congratulations to the B.C. athletes, coaches and team on a momentous Video games! Hearing tales of the enormous preparation that goes into every of these Olympic performances is extraordinary. viaSport is very pleased to guidance a B.C. newbie sport method that not only can help these champions glow, but grows chances for everyone who is impressed by them to be a part of in and participate. These Olympics have proven that when people today of all ages, qualities and backgrounds have the prospect to participate in sport, awesome items can come about. I hope these performances encourage far more British Columbians to request out individuals prospects and be aspect of the activity group appropriate in this article at property.”

With the rigid restrictions to preserve the athlete and coaches safe and healthier all through the Olympic Online games, CSI Pacific sent three workers members to Beijing 2022 to support Crew Canada athletes in certain athletics.


Canadian Activity Institute Pacific Employees Performing at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Online games


Personnel Member Self-discipline Sport
Craig Hill Energy & Conditioning and Integrated Assist Workforce Lead Ski Cross
Andrew Kates Strength & Conditioning Freestyle Moguls
Megan Kamachi Efficiency Technologies Group Canada Mission Personnel




Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Affiliated Athletes Who Won an Olympic Medal at Beijing 2022

(detailed by sport, then surname)


Athlete Sport Medal
Jack Crawford Alpine Snowboarding – Combined Bronze
Justin Kripps, Ryan Sommer, Ben Coakwell, Cam Stones Bobsleigh – 4-male Bronze
Christine de Bruin Bobsleigh – Monobob Bronze
Lewis Irving Freestyle Skiing – Aerials (Combined Group) Bronze
Rachael Karker Freestyle Skiing – Halfpipe Bronze
Cassie Sharpe Freestyle Snowboarding – Halfpipe Silver
Mikaël Kingsbury Freestyle Snowboarding – Moguls Silver
Micah Zandee-Hart Ice Hockey – Women’s Gold
Marielle Thompson Ski Cross Silver
Mark McMorris Snowboard – Slopestyle Bronze
Max Parrot Snowboard – Slopestyle
Snowboard – Big Air
Eliot Grondin Snowboard Cross – Men’s
Snowboard Cross – Blended
Meryeta O’Dine Snowboard Cross – Women’s
Snowboard Cross – Blended


About Canadian Activity Institute Pacific

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Noah Wheelock
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