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Mac Marcoux

Para-alpine

Marcoux burst onto the IPC World Cup scene in 2013 when, at just 15 years old, he scored three World Cup podium finishes and earned a silver medal at the world championships in La Molina, Spain. In 2014 he became a three-time Paralympic medallist when he (guided by Robin Fémy) won gold in giant slalom and bronze in downhill and super-G at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games as the youngest member of the Canadian Paralympic Team. Marcoux races in the visually impaired category and is guided by his older brother, BJ Marcoux. The close-knit brothers, from Sault-Ste Marie, Ont., used to go-cart race competitively until Mac lost his vision to a degenerative condition. Inspired by Canada’s McKeever brothers, the pair took their need for speed to the ski hill and haven’t looked back.

Top Results

Gold - Giant slalom - Paralympic WInter Games - Sochi, RUS (2014)
Bronze - Downhill, super-G - Paralympic WInter Games - Sochi, RUS (2014)
2nd - Giant slalom - IPC World Championships - La Molina, SPA (2013)

IPC World Cup rankings

(2014-15)
Overall: 1st
Super G / Downhill: 1st
Slalom: 2nd
Giant slalom: 4th

About

Birth date: 20/06/1997
Birth place: Sault-Ste Marie, Ont.
Residence: Sault-Ste Marie, Ont.
Hometown: Sault-Ste Marie, Ont.
Ski club: Searchmont Ski Runners
Made team: 2013
Sponsor: Duke of Windsor Sport Shop

 

Height: 5’8”
Weight: 180 lbs
Skis: Rossignol
Goggles: POC
Boots: Rossignol
Poles: Komperdell
Helmet: POC

Q&A

All Results

WORLD CUP

PARALYMPIC