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Our test team and their Top 3 picks:

Women

WENDY ANDERSON
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’2”, 115 lbs, 36
Personal ski: K2
Style: Technical, Expert; CSIA III,
CSCF II
Started skiing: MinnesotaHome resort: Fernie
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Dynastar, K2, Blizzard
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Nordica, Salomon, Atomic
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
K2, Fischer, Blizzard
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Head, Goode, Nordica

ROBYN BEAUDRY
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’6”, 130 lbs, 29
Sponsor: Rossignol
Style: Technical, Finesse; CSIA IV,
CSCF II, CSIA Course Conductor II
Started skiing: Calabogie Peaks
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Fischer, Völkl/Rossignol (tie)
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Nordica,
Völkl, Dynastar/Fischer/Kästle/Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Rossignol, Fischer, Nordica

ALLYSON BOWER
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’2”, 170 lbs, 38
Personal ski: Nordica
Style: Athletic, Finesse; CSIA III
Started skiing: Cypress Mt, BC
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Armada, Atomic/Dynastar/
Fischer/Rossignol, Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Nordica, Salomon/VVölkl, Blizzard/Fischer

LAURALEE BOWIE
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’4”, 139 lbs, 45
Sponsor: Head
Style: Finesse; former World
Champion freestyle skier
Started skiing: Happy Valley
Home resort: Whistler
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Head, Kästle, Nordica
TOP 3 On- Piste Cruisers:
Head, Armada, Fischer/Kästle
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Head, Volkl, Fischer
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Blizzard, Nordica, Head

KATHY BRODERICK
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’3”, 130 lbs, 46
Sponsor: Völkl
Style: Cathartic; CSIA IV
Started skiing: Glenn Mt, PQ
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic/Nordica (tie), Völkl
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Volkl, Rossignol, Atomic
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Blizzard/Salomon, Nordica, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, Head, Rossignol

GILLIAN BROWNING
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 130 lbs, 48
Personal ski: Elan, Blizzard,
Rossignol
Style: Playful; CSIA III, Course
Conductor I
Started skiing: Field, BC
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Völkl, Fischer, Kästle
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Fischer, Völkl, Armada/Nordica
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Volkl, Fischer, Atomic

CHRISTA CHAPMAN
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’4”, 115 lbs, 28
Sponsor: Atomic
Style: Race, Aggressive; CSIA III, CSCF III
Started skiing: Lakeridge ON
Home resort: Caledon ON
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Rossignol, Volkl, Head
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Fischer, Head, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, Fischer/Rossignol, Salomon

NIKI COCHREN
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’6”, 115 lbs, 29
Personal ski: Rossignol
Style: Pretty & powerful; CSIA III,
Freestyle I, CSCF I
Started skiing: Westcastle
Home resort: Mt Washington
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Dynastar, Kästle, Atomic
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Rossignol, Kästle/Dynastar/
K2 (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Salomon, Fischer/Rossignol/Volkl
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Fischer/K2, Dynastar/Nordica, Blizzard

NINA GRETZMACHER
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’7”, 135, 19
Sponsor: Blizzard
Style: Aggressive; CSIA III,
CSCF II, CADS I
Started skiing: Big White
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Kästle//Nordica (tie), Prior/Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:Kästle, Nordica/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Kastle/Volkl, Dynastar/Rossignol, Atomic
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Nordica, Blizzard, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Blizzard, Fischer, Rossignol

KATE HOPLEY
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’3”, 115, 38
Personal ski: Elan
Style: Technical, Finesse;
CSIA III, CSCF I
Started skiing: Loch Lomond, ON
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Rossignol, Dynastar/Head (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Dynastar, Volkl, Goode
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
K2, Völkl, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, Dynastar/K2, Goode

MELANIE KAMPHUIS
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’5”, 135 lbs, 41
Personal ski: Rossignol
Style: Technical, Finesse; CSIA III,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Tremblant/Sutton
Home resort: Vassfjellet, Norway
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Fischer,
Blizzard, Atomic/Head (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic/Rossignol/Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Rossignol, K2, Head

JANET KUIJT
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’5”, 125 lbs, 43
Sponsor: K2
Style: Expert, All-Mountain;
CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Loch Lomond, ON
Home resort: Fernie
TOP 3 Big Mountain: K2,
Völkl, Atomic/Dynastar (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Völkl, K2/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Nordica, Rossignol, Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Atomic/
Blizzard, Goode/Nordica/Völkl, Salomon

JULIE MARKUSSEN
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’1”, 120 lbs, 26
Sponsor: Rossignol
Style: Fast&frisky; CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Devil’s Elbow, ON
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Nordica,
Dynastar, Fischer/Kästle (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Dynastar, Rossignol, Kastle
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Völkl,
Nordica, Rossignol/Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Rossignol, Kästle, Head

MARTINA OSMAN
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’4”, 115 lbs, 35
Personal ski: Dynastar
Style: Velvet revolution;CSIA III, CSCF I
Started skiing: Lysa, Slovakia
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Prior/Völkl (tie), Atomic/Fischer/
Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Salomon, Völkl, Kästle
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Fischer, Goode, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Nordica, K2, Rossignol

MICHELLE OSTAFEW
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’9”, 155 lbs, 29
Sponsor: Head
Style: Expert; CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Silver Star
Home resort: Sunshine/Lake
Louise
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic, Völkl, K2
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic, Nordica, Rossignol/
Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Fischer, Salomon, Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Dynastar, K2, Atomic

ANNE TERWIEL
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’9”, 140 lbs, 46
Sponsor: Head
Style: Expert, Athletic; CSIA III,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Caledon/Horseshoe, ON
Home resort: Sun Peaks
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Fischer, Head/Kästle (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Nordica, Salomon
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Goode, Head/K2, Atomic

NICOLA WIDSSON
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’6”, 120 lbs, 25
Sponsor: Ultimate Ski&Ride
Style: Finesse
Started skiing: France
Home resort: Sunshine
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Kästle, Rossignol, Fischer
TOP 3 On–Cruisers:
Nordica, Head, Dynastar/
Rossignol (tie)
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Fischer, Blizzard, Dynastar

KRISTIN WOHGLEMUTH
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 145 lbs, 40
Personal ski: Atomic
Style: Fine wine; CSIA I
Started skiing: Whistler
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Rossignol, Atomic, Nordica
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Volkl, Dynastar, Nordica
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Völkl, Atomic/Dynastar, Nordica
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Head/Nordica, Goode, K2

Men

KRISTIAN ARMSTRONG
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’1”. 185 lbs, 32
Sponsor: Dynastar
Style: Fast and furious; CSIA IV,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Snow Valley, ON
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Dynastar, Blizzard/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Dynastar, Blizzard, K2
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Dynastar, Atomic/Kastle, Blizzard
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Head, Dynastar, Atomic/Salomon

ROBIN BAYCROFT
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’, 185 lbs, 37
Sponsor: Atomic
Style: Playful & precise; CSIA IV,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Loch Lomond, ON
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic/Blizzard/Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Völkl, Blizzard, Fischer/Salomon
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Nordica, Atomic/Dynastar/Fischer/K2, Rossignol/Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Atomic, Head, Kästle

RON BETTS
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’10”, 165 lbs, 39
Sponsor: Salomon
Style: Fast, Aggressive; CSIA IV,
CSCF III, CSGA III
Started skiing: Ben Eoin, Cape
Breton
Home resort: Mike Wiegele
Helicopter Skiing
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Atomic,
Nordica, Blizzard/Prior (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Salomon, Atomic, Nordica
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Atomic, Nordica, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Kästle, Goode, Salomon/Völkl

DREW BRAGG
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’11”, 150 lbs, 54
Sponsor: Salomon
Style: Technical, Expert; CSIA IV,
CSCF II
Started skiing: St-Sauveur, PQ
Home resort: Panorama
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic, Rossignol, Fischer
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Volkl, K2, Kastle
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Salomon, Nordica, Völkl
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Nordica, Dynastar, Blizzard/Head

ROSS COUTTS
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’11”, 200 lbs, 47
Sponsor: Atomic
Style: Expert; CSIA IV, CSCF II
Started skiing: Mt. Seymour, BC
Home resort: Apex
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Armada/Rossignol (tie),
Blizzard/K2 (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic, Head, Völkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Atomic/
Head, Blizzard/Salomon, Rossignol

JOSH FOSTER
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’, 210 lbs, 39
Sponsor: Head
Style: Liquid Locomotion; CSIA IV
Started skiing: Dagmar, ON
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
K2, Head, Rossignol
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Völkl, Kästle
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Head, Dynastar, Blizzard
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Head, Atomic/Fischer/Kästle, Rossignol

JARED HETHERINGTON
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’11”, 170 lbs, 32
Sponsor: Head
Style: Technical, Power; CSIA III,
CSCF III
Started skiing: Silver Star/Big White
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Nordica, Blizzard, Völkl
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Völkl, Head/Kästle (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Dynastar, Fischer, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Blizzard/Fischer, Nordica, Dynastar

GLEN HYLAND
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’2”, 230 lbs, 43
Personal ski: Atomic
Style: Race, Aggressive; CSIA III,
CSCF III
Started skiing: Blue Mt, ON
Home resort: Blue Mt
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic, Nordica/Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Atomic, Rossignol, Salomon

BARTON LANE
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’11”, 220 lbs, 36
Sponsor: Elan
Style: Fast, Expert; CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Glen Eden, ON
Home resort: Alpine, ON
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Völkl, Salomon, Rossignol
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Blizzard/Dynastar, Kastle
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Salomon,
Atomic/K2, Fischer
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
K2, Head, Kästle/Salomon

MATHIEU LETOURNEAU
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 200 lbs, 32
Personal ski: Head
Style: Aggressive, former racer;
CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Stoneham, PQ
Home resort: Whistler
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Rossignol/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, Salomon, Fischer

MIKE MANARA
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’10”, 200 lbs, 33
Sponsor: Rossignol
Style: Aggressive; CSIA IV, CSCF
II, CASI I
Started skiing: Dagmar, ON
Home resort: Mt Washington
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Nordica, K2, Prior
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Völkl, Salomon
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Atomic/Salomon, Dynastar/Nordica, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Fischer, Blizzard/Nordica/Rossignol,
Atomic/Dynastar

IAN MARCH
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’, 175 lbs, 46
Sponsor: Völkl/Marker/Tecnica
Style: Technical, Aggressive; CSIA
III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Georgian Peaks, ON
Home resort: Cypress
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Völkl, Kästle, Dynastar
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Kastle, Salomon, Atomic
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Kästle, Atomic, K2/Rossignol/Völkl
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, K2, Rossignol

GUY PAULSEN
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’1”, 190 lbs, 45
Sponsor: Attridge Ski&Board
Style: Athletic; CSIA IV, CSCF II
Started skiing: Manning Park
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Fischer/Rossignol/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Blizzard, Völkl, Kästle
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Blizzard, K2, Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Blizzard, Atomic/Kästle, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Fischer, Blizzard, Atomic

D’ARCY SEGO
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 180 lbs, 36
Sponsor: Nordica
Style: Technical, Freeskier; CSIA III,
CSCF II, Level II Race Offi cial
Started skiing: Table Mt, SASK
Home resort: Mt Washington
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
K2, Nordica, Atomic
TOP 3 On–Cruisers:
Blizzard, Völkl, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Head, Fischer, Völkl

HANK SHANNON
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 175 lbs, 43
Sponsor: Sporting Life
Style: Expert, Aggressive; CSCF II
Started skiing: Valle Blue, PQ
Home resort: Blue Mt, ON
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic/Rossignol (tie), Prior
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Goode/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Salomon, Head, Kastle
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Salomon, Rossignol, Atomic
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Rossignol, Salomon, Atomic/Fischer

MARK STEIN
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’3”, 205 lbs, 50
Sponsor: Head
Style: Expert, Racer; CSIA II,
CSCF III
Started skiing: Edmonton SC
Home resort: Marmot Basin
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Völkl, Salomon, K2/Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Nordica/Salomon/Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Fischer, Atomic/Volkl, Nordica
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Fischer, Head, Rossignol

GEORGE TERWIEL
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’, 185 lbs, 47
Sponsor: Head
Style: Technical, Power; CSIA III,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Grouse Mt., BC
Home resort: Sun Peaks
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic, Dynastar/Liberty (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic/Head (tie), Fischer/Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Head, Atomic, Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Atomic, Head/Salomon, Dynastar

MIKE WEISS
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’5”, 142 lbs, 57
Sponsor: Atomic
Style: Athletic, Finesse; CSIA III,
CSCF III
Started skiing: Ontario
Home resort: Holimont, NY
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic, Völkl, Nordica
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
K2, Volkl, Blizzard/Head
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Völkl, Atomic, Nordica

SAMUEL WÜRSCH
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’9”, 200 lbs, 24
Personal ski: Head
Style: Slope speeder; J&S Swiss Ski
Instructor
Started skiing: Engelberg,
Switzerland
Home resort: Whistler
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Atomic,
Rossignol, Blizzard/Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Atomic, Rossignol, Head

Our test team and their Top 3 picks:

Women

WENDY ANDERSON
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’2”, 115 lbs, 36
Personal ski: K2
Style: Technical, Expert; CSIA III,
CSCF II
Started skiing: MinnesotaHome resort: Fernie
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Dynastar, K2, Blizzard
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Nordica, Salomon, Atomic
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
K2, Fischer, Blizzard
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Head, Goode, Nordica

ROBYN BEAUDRY
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’6”, 130 lbs, 29
Sponsor: Rossignol
Style: Technical, Finesse; CSIA IV,
CSCF II, CSIA Course Conductor II
Started skiing: Calabogie Peaks
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Fischer, Völkl/Rossignol (tie)
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Nordica,
Völkl, Dynastar/Fischer/Kästle/Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Rossignol, Fischer, Nordica

ALLYSON BOWER
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’2”, 170 lbs, 38
Personal ski: Nordica
Style: Athletic, Finesse; CSIA III
Started skiing: Cypress Mt, BC
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Armada, Atomic/Dynastar/
Fischer/Rossignol, Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Nordica, Salomon/VVölkl, Blizzard/Fischer

LAURALEE BOWIE
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’4”, 139 lbs, 45
Sponsor: Head
Style: Finesse; former World
Champion freestyle skier
Started skiing: Happy Valley
Home resort: Whistler
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Head, Kästle, Nordica
TOP 3 On- Piste Cruisers:
Head, Armada, Fischer/Kästle
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Head, Volkl, Fischer
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Blizzard, Nordica, Head

KATHY BRODERICK
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’3”, 130 lbs, 46
Sponsor: Völkl
Style: Cathartic; CSIA IV
Started skiing: Glenn Mt, PQ
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic/Nordica (tie), Völkl
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Volkl, Rossignol, Atomic
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Blizzard/Salomon, Nordica, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, Head, Rossignol

GILLIAN BROWNING
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 130 lbs, 48
Personal ski: Elan, Blizzard,
Rossignol
Style: Playful; CSIA III, Course
Conductor I
Started skiing: Field, BC
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Völkl, Fischer, Kästle
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Fischer, Völkl, Armada/Nordica
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Volkl, Fischer, Atomic

CHRISTA CHAPMAN
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’4”, 115 lbs, 28
Sponsor: Atomic
Style: Race, Aggressive; CSIA III, CSCF III
Started skiing: Lakeridge ON
Home resort: Caledon ON
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Rossignol, Volkl, Head
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Fischer, Head, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, Fischer/Rossignol, Salomon

NIKI COCHREN
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’6”, 115 lbs, 29
Personal ski: Rossignol
Style: Pretty & powerful; CSIA III,
Freestyle I, CSCF I
Started skiing: Westcastle
Home resort: Mt Washington
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Dynastar, Kästle, Atomic
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Rossignol, Kästle/Dynastar/
K2 (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Salomon, Fischer/Rossignol/Volkl
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Fischer/K2, Dynastar/Nordica, Blizzard

NINA GRETZMACHER
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’7”, 135, 19
Sponsor: Blizzard
Style: Aggressive; CSIA III,
CSCF II, CADS I
Started skiing: Big White
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Kästle//Nordica (tie), Prior/Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:Kästle, Nordica/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Kastle/Volkl, Dynastar/Rossignol, Atomic
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Nordica, Blizzard, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Blizzard, Fischer, Rossignol

KATE HOPLEY
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’3”, 115, 38
Personal ski: Elan
Style: Technical, Finesse;
CSIA III, CSCF I
Started skiing: Loch Lomond, ON
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Rossignol, Dynastar/Head (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Dynastar, Volkl, Goode
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
K2, Völkl, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, Dynastar/K2, Goode

MELANIE KAMPHUIS
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’5”, 135 lbs, 41
Personal ski: Rossignol
Style: Technical, Finesse; CSIA III,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Tremblant/Sutton
Home resort: Vassfjellet, Norway
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Fischer,
Blizzard, Atomic/Head (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic/Rossignol/Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Rossignol, K2, Head

JANET KUIJT
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’5”, 125 lbs, 43
Sponsor: K2
Style: Expert, All-Mountain;
CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Loch Lomond, ON
Home resort: Fernie
TOP 3 Big Mountain: K2,
Völkl, Atomic/Dynastar (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Völkl, K2/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Nordica, Rossignol, Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Atomic/
Blizzard, Goode/Nordica/Völkl, Salomon

JULIE MARKUSSEN
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’1”, 120 lbs, 26
Sponsor: Rossignol
Style: Fast&frisky; CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Devil’s Elbow, ON
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Nordica,
Dynastar, Fischer/Kästle (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Dynastar, Rossignol, Kastle
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Völkl,
Nordica, Rossignol/Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Rossignol, Kästle, Head

MARTINA OSMAN
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’4”, 115 lbs, 35
Personal ski: Dynastar
Style: Velvet revolution;CSIA III, CSCF I
Started skiing: Lysa, Slovakia
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Prior/Völkl (tie), Atomic/Fischer/
Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Salomon, Völkl, Kästle
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Fischer, Goode, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Nordica, K2, Rossignol

MICHELLE OSTAFEW
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’9”, 155 lbs, 29
Sponsor: Head
Style: Expert; CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Silver Star
Home resort: Sunshine/Lake
Louise
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic, Völkl, K2
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic, Nordica, Rossignol/
Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Fischer, Salomon, Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Dynastar, K2, Atomic

ANNE TERWIEL
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’9”, 140 lbs, 46
Sponsor: Head
Style: Expert, Athletic; CSIA III,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Caledon/Horseshoe, ON
Home resort: Sun Peaks
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Fischer, Head/Kästle (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Nordica, Salomon
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Goode, Head/K2, Atomic

NICOLA WIDSSON
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’6”, 120 lbs, 25
Sponsor: Ultimate Ski&Ride
Style: Finesse
Started skiing: France
Home resort: Sunshine
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Kästle, Rossignol, Fischer
TOP 3 On–Cruisers:
Nordica, Head, Dynastar/
Rossignol (tie)
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Fischer, Blizzard, Dynastar

KRISTIN WOHGLEMUTH
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 145 lbs, 40
Personal ski: Atomic
Style: Fine wine; CSIA I
Started skiing: Whistler
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Rossignol, Atomic, Nordica
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Volkl, Dynastar, Nordica
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Völkl, Atomic/Dynastar, Nordica
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Head/Nordica, Goode, K2

Men

KRISTIAN ARMSTRONG
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’1”. 185 lbs, 32
Sponsor: Dynastar
Style: Fast and furious; CSIA IV,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Snow Valley, ON
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Dynastar, Blizzard/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Dynastar, Blizzard, K2
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Dynastar, Atomic/Kastle, Blizzard
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Head, Dynastar, Atomic/Salomon

ROBIN BAYCROFT
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’, 185 lbs, 37
Sponsor: Atomic
Style: Playful & precise; CSIA IV,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Loch Lomond, ON
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic/Blizzard/Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Völkl, Blizzard, Fischer/Salomon
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Nordica, Atomic/Dynastar/Fischer/K2, Rossignol/Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Atomic, Head, Kästle

RON BETTS
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’10”, 165 lbs, 39
Sponsor: Salomon
Style: Fast, Aggressive; CSIA IV,
CSCF III, CSGA III
Started skiing: Ben Eoin, Cape
Breton
Home resort: Mike Wiegele
Helicopter Skiing
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Atomic,
Nordica, Blizzard/Prior (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Salomon, Atomic, Nordica
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Atomic, Nordica, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Kästle, Goode, Salomon/Völkl

DREW BRAGG
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’11”, 150 lbs, 54
Sponsor: Salomon
Style: Technical, Expert; CSIA IV,
CSCF II
Started skiing: St-Sauveur, PQ
Home resort: Panorama
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic, Rossignol, Fischer
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Volkl, K2, Kastle
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Salomon, Nordica, Völkl
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Nordica, Dynastar, Blizzard/Head

ROSS COUTTS
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’11”, 200 lbs, 47
Sponsor: Atomic
Style: Expert; CSIA IV, CSCF II
Started skiing: Mt. Seymour, BC
Home resort: Apex
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Armada/Rossignol (tie),
Blizzard/K2 (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic, Head, Völkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Atomic/
Head, Blizzard/Salomon, Rossignol

JOSH FOSTER
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’, 210 lbs, 39
Sponsor: Head
Style: Liquid Locomotion; CSIA IV
Started skiing: Dagmar, ON
Home resort: Big White
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
K2, Head, Rossignol
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Völkl, Kästle
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Head, Dynastar, Blizzard
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Head, Atomic/Fischer/Kästle, Rossignol

JARED HETHERINGTON
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’11”, 170 lbs, 32
Sponsor: Head
Style: Technical, Power; CSIA III,
CSCF III
Started skiing: Silver Star/Big White
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Nordica, Blizzard, Völkl
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Völkl, Head/Kästle (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Dynastar, Fischer, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Blizzard/Fischer, Nordica, Dynastar

GLEN HYLAND
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’2”, 230 lbs, 43
Personal ski: Atomic
Style: Race, Aggressive; CSIA III,
CSCF III
Started skiing: Blue Mt, ON
Home resort: Blue Mt
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic, Nordica/Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Atomic, Rossignol, Salomon

BARTON LANE
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’11”, 220 lbs, 36
Sponsor: Elan
Style: Fast, Expert; CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Glen Eden, ON
Home resort: Alpine, ON
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Völkl, Salomon, Rossignol
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Blizzard/Dynastar, Kastle
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt: Salomon,
Atomic/K2, Fischer
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
K2, Head, Kästle/Salomon

MATHIEU LETOURNEAU
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 200 lbs, 32
Personal ski: Head
Style: Aggressive, former racer;
CSIA III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Stoneham, PQ
Home resort: Whistler
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Rossignol/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, Salomon, Fischer

MIKE MANARA
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’10”, 200 lbs, 33
Sponsor: Rossignol
Style: Aggressive; CSIA IV, CSCF
II, CASI I
Started skiing: Dagmar, ON
Home resort: Mt Washington
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Nordica, K2, Prior
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Völkl, Salomon
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Atomic/Salomon, Dynastar/Nordica, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Fischer, Blizzard/Nordica/Rossignol,
Atomic/Dynastar

IAN MARCH
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’, 175 lbs, 46
Sponsor: Völkl/Marker/Tecnica
Style: Technical, Aggressive; CSIA
III, CSCF II
Started skiing: Georgian Peaks, ON
Home resort: Cypress
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Völkl, Kästle, Dynastar
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Kastle, Salomon, Atomic
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Kästle, Atomic, K2/Rossignol/Völkl
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Völkl, K2, Rossignol

GUY PAULSEN
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’1”, 190 lbs, 45
Sponsor: Attridge Ski&Board
Style: Athletic; CSIA IV, CSCF II
Started skiing: Manning Park
Home resort: Silver Star
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Fischer/Rossignol/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Blizzard, Völkl, Kästle
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Blizzard, K2, Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Blizzard, Atomic/Kästle, Rossignol
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Fischer, Blizzard, Atomic

D’ARCY SEGO
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 180 lbs, 36
Sponsor: Nordica
Style: Technical, Freeskier; CSIA III,
CSCF II, Level II Race Offi cial
Started skiing: Table Mt, SASK
Home resort: Mt Washington
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
K2, Nordica, Atomic
TOP 3 On–Cruisers:
Blizzard, Völkl, Salomon
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Head, Fischer, Völkl

HANK SHANNON
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’8”, 175 lbs, 43
Sponsor: Sporting Life
Style: Expert, Aggressive; CSCF II
Started skiing: Valle Blue, PQ
Home resort: Blue Mt, ON
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic/Rossignol (tie), Prior
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Head, Goode/Salomon (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Salomon, Head, Kastle
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Salomon, Rossignol, Atomic
TOP 3 Easy Cruising:
Rossignol, Salomon, Atomic/Fischer

MARK STEIN
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’3”, 205 lbs, 50
Sponsor: Head
Style: Expert, Racer; CSIA II,
CSCF III
Started skiing: Edmonton SC
Home resort: Marmot Basin
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Völkl, Salomon, K2/Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Nordica/Salomon/Völkl (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Fischer, Atomic/Volkl, Nordica
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Fischer, Head, Rossignol

GEORGE TERWIEL
Ht, Wt, Age: 6’, 185 lbs, 47
Sponsor: Head
Style: Technical, Power; CSIA III,
CSCF II
Started skiing: Grouse Mt., BC
Home resort: Sun Peaks
TOP 3 Big Mountain:
Atomic, Dynastar/Liberty (tie)
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic/Head (tie), Fischer/Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
Head, Atomic, Volkl
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Atomic, Head/Salomon, Dynastar

MIKE WEISS
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’5”, 142 lbs, 57
Sponsor: Atomic
Style: Athletic, Finesse; CSIA III,
CSCF III
Started skiing: Ontario
Home resort: Holimont, NY
TOP 3 On-Piste Cruisers:
Atomic, Völkl, Nordica
TOP 3 Expert All-Mountain:
K2, Volkl, Blizzard/Head
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Völkl, Atomic, Nordica

SAMUEL WÜRSCH
Ht, Wt, Age: 5’9”, 200 lbs, 24
Personal ski: Head
Style: Slope speeder; J&S Swiss Ski
Instructor
Started skiing: Engelberg,
Switzerland
Home resort: Whistler
TOP 3 Big Mountain: Atomic,
Rossignol, Blizzard/Nordica (tie)
TOP 3 Adventure All-Mt:
Atomic, Rossignol, Head

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