Marcoux and Jepsen lead four medal day for Canada at Para alpine skiing World Cup

Canadian Paralympic Committee

January 10, 2020

Marcoux and Rodgers won all three super G races here this week

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VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland – Mac Marcoux and his guide Tristan Rodgers remained undefeated this season and Mollie Jepsen notched her second win in a four-medal performance for Canadians at the Para alpine skiing World Cup on Friday. 

Marcoux (Sault Ste Marie, Ont.)  and Rodgers (Ottawa), in their first season together, won all three super G races here this week in the men’s visually impaired category including Friday’s event in one minute and 03.76 seconds. 

Giacomo Bertagnolli and his guide Andrea Ravelli of Italy were second in 1:05.59 and Miroslav Haraus and Maros Hudik of Slovakia were third in 1:08.50.

Jepsen, from Whistler, B.C., beat five-time world champion Marie Bochet of France for the second time this week in the women’s standing super G clocking 1:11.78. Bochet finished in 1:12.63 for second and Andrea Rothfuss of Germany was third in 1:13.06.

Mel Pemble of Victoria was sixth.

Alexis Guimond of Gatineau, Que., continued to improve with each race as he notched the silver in the men’s standing super G in 1:05.48 to add to his bronze from Thursday. He was a mere 0.09 seconds behind Arthur

Bauchet of France (1:05.39). Markus Salcher of Austria was third in 1:06.80.
It was also a second podium appearance for Paralympic Games champion Kurt Oatway of Calgary as he took the bronze in the men’s sitting in 1:07.37. Jesper Pedersen of Norway took gold in 1:05.75 and Jeroen

Kampschreur of the Netherlands was second in 1:06.84.

Giant slalom races are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

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