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Erik Read

Alpine

The son of Crazy Canuck Ken Read is one of Canada's most talented young skiers. He made his World Cup debut at the famous Schladming course in Austria in 2011, more than 30 years after his father stood atop the podium there. Read was fifth in combined at the 2011 world junior ski championships and continued to show his promise in 2012 by winning the overall NorAm Cup title. In the 2015-16, Read took the overall NorAm title, securing him a spot on the World Cup start list for the 2016-17 season.

Top Results

2016 Overall Nor-Am Cup champion
2016 Slalom Nor-Am Cup champion
2013 Canadian slalom champion
2012 overall Nor-Am Cup champion
2012 Nor-Am Cup super combined champion

Nor-Am Cup rankings

Nor-Am Cup 2016
Overall: 1st
Slalom: 1st
Super combined: 3rd
Giant slalom: 4th
Super-G: 7th

About

Birth date: 31/05/1991
Birth place: Calgary, Alta.
Residence: Calgary, Alta.
Hometown: Calgary, Alta.
Ski club: Banff Alpine Racers
Made team: 2011

 

Height: 5-11
Weight: 170 pounds
Skis: Fischer
Goggles: Uvex
Boots: Fischer
Poles: Leki
Helmet: Uvex

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