Britt Janyk


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.


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

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2010 VancouverSkiing - AlpineDownhill - Women6
2010 VancouverSkiing - AlpineGiant Slalom - Women25
2010 VancouverSkiing - AlpineSuper-G - Women17

Notable International Results

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.