Canada’s alpine ski racers arrived in Whistler following a challenging training exercise that saw them travel more than 800 kilometres on road bikes. The unique bike trip was designed to prepare the athletes for the upcoming World Cup season, including Canadian World Cup events in Lake Louise, AB, Panorama, BC and Whistler, BC.

The journey, which began in Calgary on May 23rd, also helped to build momentum toward the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and showcase the sport and our Canadian athletes to several communities along the way.

“One of the biggest things we’ve learned was the commitment of every athlete to our sport. As a group we’ve shown that we are willing to put in the time and effort to be the best. We’re here to win and we’ll do anything to achieve podium performances,

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