BC Connected and CSI Pacific Affiliated Athletes Make Their Mark at Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

Victoria, BC – Immediately after a lot more than two thrilling weeks, Team Canada has wrapped a further prosperous Wintertime Olympics in Beijing 2022 with a whole of 26 medals. This is a tie with Vancouver 2010 for the 2nd most medals ever won by Canada at a Wintertime Online games.

Workforce Canada’s 26 medals also positioned them fourth in the total medal rely at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Of individuals 26 medals, 15 (58%) had been won by BC connected and CSI Pacific affiliated athletes.

The Canadian Olympic team featured 215 athletes in overall, of individuals:
• 34% had been BC Connected and they received 58% of Workforce Canada’s medals
• All 34% were also CSI Pacific Affiliated i.e. they been given activity science and activity medicine assistance from CSI Pacific and/or the PacificSport network

The medal data earlier mentioned exhibit that B.C. related athletes proceed to punch above their weight on the earth phase, winning an remarkable share of medals based mostly on the range of athletes competing.

Along with profitable medals, several B.C. related athletes experienced considerable individual achievements and personalized bests for the duration of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Game titles. Some illustrations contain:
• Mikaël Kingsbury grew to become the to start with male freestyle skier to ever earn three straight Olympic medals, and he is Canada’s most decorated freestyle skier in Olympic levels of competition
• Lewis Irving was component of the team that received Bronze in the Combined Workforce Aerials celebration, Canada’s to start with Olympic medal in an aerials party in 20 yrs
• Jack Crawford turned the very first Canadian to at any time get to the podium in an Alpine Put together occasion at the Olympic Winter Video games
• Christine de Bruin won Canada’s very first ever medal in Women’s Monobob and
• Mark McMorris is the very first athlete to gain a few consecutive Bronze medals in the same Olympic party around three different Winter Games

“Canada’s athletes have always proven the planet how hard and resilient they are, but the Beijing Game titles took it to a entire other stage,” claimed CSI Pacific CEO Wendy Pattenden. “On best of the amazing psychological energy it took these athletes to make it to Beijing by way of the pandemic, they also confirmed phenomenal bodily and mental energy to conquer injuries and health issues and thrive on the world’s largest phase. Our team of activity science and sport drugs practitioners at CSI Pacific are privileged to work with these athletes and our National Activity Organization associates about this previous quadrennial and at these Wintertime Olympics.”

B.C. affiliated athletes and coaches rely heavily on packages and donations from all ranges of federal government such as Individual the Podium and Activity Canada in mixture with the leadership and motivation of viaSport, National Sport Companies and Provincial Sport Organizations throughout the province.

“On behalf of viaSport, congratulations to the B.C. athletes, coaches and staff on a momentous Online games! Hearing tales of the immense preparing that goes into each of these Olympic performances is amazing. viaSport is happy to assist a B.C. beginner activity procedure that not only helps these champions shine, but grows options for anyone who is influenced by them to join in and participate. These Olympics have shown that when folks of all ages, qualities and backgrounds have the likelihood to take part in activity, incredible issues can happen. I hope these performances encourage more British Columbians to seek out these opportunities and be aspect of the sport group appropriate listed here at dwelling.”

With the demanding limits to hold the athlete and coaches risk-free and balanced for the duration of the Olympic Games, CSI Pacific despatched a few employees customers to Beijing 2022 to support Group Canada athletes in selected athletics.


Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Workers Doing the job at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Online games


Personnel Member Self-control Sport
Craig Hill Energy & Conditioning and Built-in Aid Staff Guide Ski Cross
Andrew Kates Strength & Conditioning Freestyle Moguls
Megan Kamachi Overall performance Technologies Staff Canada Mission Workers




Canadian Activity Institute Pacific Affiliated Athletes Who Gained an Olympic Medal at Beijing 2022

(outlined by sport, then surname)


Athlete Activity Medal
Jack Crawford Alpine Skiing – Put together Bronze
Justin Kripps, Ryan Sommer, Ben Coakwell, Cam Stones Bobsleigh – Four-male Bronze
Christine de Bruin Bobsleigh – Monobob Bronze
Lewis Irving Freestyle Skiing – Aerials (Mixed Workforce) Bronze
Rachael Karker Freestyle Skiing – Halfpipe Bronze
Cassie Sharpe Freestyle Skiing – Halfpipe Silver
Mikaël Kingsbury Freestyle Snowboarding – Moguls Silver
Micah Zandee-Hart Ice Hockey – Women’s Gold
Marielle Thompson Ski Cross Silver
Mark McMorris Snowboard – Slopestyle Bronze
Max Parrot Snowboard – Slopestyle
Snowboard – Huge Air
Eliot Grondin Snowboard Cross – Men’s
Snowboard Cross – Combined
Meryeta O’Dine Snowboard Cross – Women’s
Snowboard Cross – Blended


About Canadian Activity Institute Pacific

Offering entire world-class Olympic and Paralympic schooling environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (www.csipacific.ca) is fully commited to Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence. Working with national sport corporations and fuelled by our countrywide and provincial associates these kinds of as Sport Canada, viaSport, Have the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Affiliation of Canada, we are pushed by our mantra to Collaborate. Serve. Innovate. Conduct.

Our staff of activity science, activity medication, coaching & everyday living services authorities provide leading-edge applications and services to athletes and coaches to be certain they have each and every benefit to get medals for Canada. Learn a lot more: www.csipacific.ca.


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Noah Wheelock
Basic Manager, Functions & Communications
Canadian Activity Institute Pacific
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