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Britt Janyk

Britt Janyk
  • Born: 05/21/1980
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 168cm
  • Weight: 64kg
  • Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia

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Britt Janyk made her Olympic debut at Vancouver 2010, joining younger brother Mike on the Canadian Alpine Ski Team. Competing in her hometown of Whistler, she recorded a sixth place finish in the downhill.

World Championship Results

2009 (Val d’Isère, FRA): 17th – super-G; 26th – giant slalom 2007 (Are, SWE): 4th – super-G; 12th – downhill; 18th – super combined; 32nd – giant slalom 2003 (St. Moritz, SUI): 26th – slalom 2001 (St. Anton, AUT): 23rd – giant slalom 1999 (Vail/Beaver Creek, USA): 31st – giant slalom

Career Notes

2009-10: Finished 4th and 8th in downhill at Lake Louise World Cup. 2008-09: Recorded 17th- and 26th-place finishes at WC … Raced eight World Cup events and recorded seven top-15 finishes in super-G and downhill, including best result 8th-place finish in super-G in St. Moritz, SUI … National champion in super-G. 2007-08: Skied in 12 World Cups with 11 top-10 finishes … Career highlight winning gold at World Cup in Aspen, USA (12/08/07) … First Canadian to win World Cup downhill race since 1993 (Kate Pace-Lindsay) … Also won bronze in Lake Louise, Alta. … Ranked 3rd overall in World Cup downhill … Won two gold at South America Cup in La Parva, CHI. 2006-07: Raced four WC events and placed a career-high 4th in super-G (02/06/07) … Had four top-10 finishes on World Cup circuit … Finished 4th twice in San Sicario, ITA … National champion in giant slalom. 2005-06: Difficult season saw her fail to qualify or finish every World Cup race … Cost her chance at Olympic Team … Rebounded to win national titles in super-G and downhill in Whistler. 2004-05: Finished four World Cup events, top result was 19th twice … Won Nor-Am Cup race in Winter Park, USA … Won four FIS races in Panorama, B.C. … Finished 2nd in slalom at nationals. 2003-04: Top World Cup result was 12th in giant slalom in Zwiesel, GER … National champion in slalom and giant slalom … Won three races at Nor-Am Cup … Won four FIS races. 2002-03: On World Cup circuit, recorded 5th and 6th-place finishes in super-G … Finished 26th at WC in slalom … National champion in slalom and giant slalom … Won four FIS races. 2001-02: Finished 5th in World Cup combined race in Are, SWE … National champion in super-G and slalom … Won four FIS races. 2000-01: Finished 23rd at WC … Recorded 8th-place finish in giant slalom on World Cup circuit in Sestriere, ITA.

Personal

Mother, Andree Vajda, was national ski racer for Canada …  Sport idol is Andre Agassi … Loves to play scrabble and solve crossword puzzles …

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2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesSkiing - AlpineDownhill - Women - 6
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesSkiing - AlpineGiant Slalom - Women - 25
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesSkiing - AlpineSuper-G - Women - 17
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