Canada Games 2015 Athletes


Canada Winter Games 2015

The Winnipeg Alpine Racers are proud to have 3 representatives from our team at the Canada Games 2015 in British Columbia. The Games are being held from February 13th to March 1st, 2015, hosting 2400 athletes from across Canada.

Michael Copp, Blaise Cunningham and Amanda Ludlow were selected to be part of the 14 person team to represent Manitoba at the Canada Winter Games in Alpine Skiing. In total there were 148 athletes competing in the various Alpine Skiing events. The individual events were divided into the following categories:

- Giant Slalom (Female, Male, Para Female, Para Male)
- Ski Cross (Female, Male)
- Slalom (Female, Male, Para Female, Para Male)
- Super G (Female, Male)

 

Who are our athletes? How did they do? Below is a brief biography of each athlete as well as their standings in the Canada Games.

 

Michael Copp

Age 15
Height 5’11”
Weight 145
Number of Years Skiing 10

Previous games of this type I have participated in

None

My most recent athletic or artistic accomplishments in my sport or discipline

Year Full name of competition/event Placing
2013 SX Prairie Championship u14 2nd
2013 SC Provincial Championship u14 3rd
2013 SG Provincial Championship u14 3rd

My goals for the games

To place in the top 30; to meet new people who like to ski as much as I do

My personal best result in my event

SX 2nd; SL 3rd; GS 4th; SG 3rd

Awards or major accomplishments that I have received

SX U14 - 2nd place 2013 Provincial
SL U14 - 3rd place 2013 Provincial
SG U14 - 3rd place 2013 Provincial

My personal role model

My role model is Ted Ligity. He is a ski racer that has changed the way we ski and has set the future generation of racers up with a more powerful way to ski

Results

Giant Slalom Male No: 37 Final Position: 30
Ski Cross Male No: 42 Final Position: 50
Slalom Male No: 38
Super G Male No: 35 Final Position: 46

 


 

Blaise Cunningham

Age 15
Height 6’1″
Weight 165
Number of Years Skiing 10

Previous games of this type I have participated in

Manitoba Summer Games – 2012

My most recent athletic or artistic accomplishments in my sport or discipline

Year Full name of competition/event Placing
2014 Western CanAm championchips
2014 Manitoba Provincial U16 championchips 2

My goals for the games

Top 20 finishes all around

My personal best result in my event

1st in province

Awards or major accomplishments that I have received

Governor Generals Honour Roll - St. Johns Ravenscourt

My personal role model

My uncle Jeff Hughes

Results

Giant Slalom Male No: 25
Ski Cross Male No: 28 Final Position: 28
Slalom Male No: 16 Final Position: 24
Super G Male No: 5 Final Position: 41

 


 

Amanda Ludlow

Age 15
Height 5’4″
Weight 110
Number of Years Skiing 10

Previous games of this type I have participated in

Whistler Cup 2014, 2013

Can Am Westerns 2014, 2013

My most recent athletic or artistic accomplishments in my sport or discipline

Year Full name of competition/event Placing
2014 Manitoba Cup U 16 2
2013 Manitoba Cup U 14 1
2013 Manitoba Cup U 14 1

My goals for the games

Competing. Meeting other Canadian athletes in my sport and other sports. Representing my province

My personal best result in my event

Number 1 ranking

Awards or major accomplishments that I have received

Gold, Silver Bronze. Manitoba Cup Races 2011-2014

My personal role model

My Dad, Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso

Results

Giant Slalom Female No: 8
Ski Cross Female No: 10 Final Position: 8
Slalom Female No: 9 Final Position: 11
Super G Female No: 3 Final Position: 20