Erik Guay Manuel Osborne-Paradis will lead Canada's Olympic alpine ski team

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Erik Guay Manuel Osborne-Paradis will lead Canada's Olympic alpine ski team

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Canada, which named its 14-member team Monday, has won 11 Olympic medals in alpine skiing including four gold since the sport's Olympic debut in 1936.

CALGARY Four-time Olympians Erik Guay and Manuel Osborne-Paradis will lead Canada's alpine ski team at the Pyeongchang Games.

Guay, a 36-year-old from Montreal and father of four daughters, is the country's most accomplished alpine ski racer with 25 World Cup podium finishes, and three world championship medals. He captured gold in the super-G at last year's world championships, where Osborne-Paradis, from Invermere, B.C., won bronze.

The feeling of pride I have for representing Canada in front of the world never gets old, Osborne-Paradis said in a release. There is nothing more special than competing for Canada and being part of the Olympic experience. I will be racing in both the downhill and super-G events and I hope everyone at home will be tuning in to cheer on all Canadian athletes.

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Date Posted: Wed, 31 Jan 2018, 03:54 pm

Tags: Manuel Osborne-Paradis

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