Eliot Grondin was just 15 years old when he began competing on the Nor-Am Cup circuit and recorded his first podium finish in February 2017. He is one of the two youngest Canadians to compete at PyeongChang 2018, being only 16 years old.
Dustin Cook stunned the alpine skiing world in February 2015 when he won super-G silver at the world championships in Beaver Creek, Colorado – which happens to be his favourite place to race.
Jack Crawford made his World Cup debut as an 18-year-old in Kitzbuehel, Austria in January 2016. A month later, he had an impressive performance at the junior world championships, winning silver in the super-G.
The son of Crazy Canuck Ken Read, Erik Read achieved his own career highlight in his FIS World Championship debut in 2015. He was a member of the underdog Canadian squad that won silver in the team event.
Broderick Thompson had a standout season in 2014-15, finishing first in the Nor-Am Cup super-G standings.
Candace Crawford experienced a career highlight in her FIS World Championship debut in 2015 when she was a member of the Canadian squad that won silver in the team event.
While competing for the University of Vermont, Laurence St-Germain was the runner-up in the slalom at the 2016 NCAA Championships to earn First Team All-American honours.
Roni Remme won a silver medal in the slalom at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck.
Valérie Grenier first came to international attention at the 2015 World Junior Championships when she won bronze in the giant slalom. One year later, she was a double medallist at the world juniors, taking gold in the downhill and silver in the super-G.
Dahria Beatty posted her career-best individual result with a 15th place finish in the sprint in Canmore during the Ski Tour Canada, which served as the World Cup Finals in March 2016.
Although Cendrine Browne was a latecomer to competitive cross-country skiing, she made a quick progression. By her fifth year, she was a member of the national team.
Anne-Marie Comeau came back from two years away from cross-country skiing to qualify for PyeongChang 2018. She had competed at four straight junior world championships from 2012 to 2015 before deciding to step away.
Russell Kennedy grew up in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, but has represented Canada internationally since 2010. He made his World Cup debut in December 2012 when the circuit made Canadian stops in Quebec City and Canmore.
Knute Johnsgaard helped make Canadian cross-country skiing history in January 2017 when he was a member of the first men’s distance relay team to ever stand on a World Cup podium.
Baptiste Brochu debuted on the World Cup circuit in December 2013, earning his first podium and first win in Veysonnaz, Switzerland in March 2016. His second career podium came with a third-place finish in Bansko, Bulgaria in February 2017.
In 2017, Elizabeth Hosking made her debut at the FIS World Championships at 15-years-old. She came out as the top-ranked Canadian halfpiper, male or female, with her 14th place finish.
Through the 2016-17 season, Tess Critchlow has four top-10 finishes on the World Cup, highlighted by sixth-place finishes in Germany in January 2016 and Bulgaria in February 2017.
Carle Brenneman has been a member of the national snowboard cross team since 2011 and was an alternate for the team at Sochi 2014. Through the 2016-17 season she had seven top 10 results on the World Cup.
Darren Gardner finished the 2016-17 season as the top-ranked Canadian man in the World Cup parallel snowboard standings with his career-high ranking of 27th.
Calynn Irwin was just 16 when she competed at her first World Cup event in December 2005 in Whistler.