Benjamin Thomsen

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Benjamin Thomsen
— Alpine skier —
Benjamin Thomsen (2012).jpg
DisciplinesDownhill, Super G
ClubWindermere Valley SC
Born (1987-08-25) August 25, 1987 (age 31)
Invermere, B.C., Canada
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
World Cup debutMarch 6, 2010 (age 22)
Olympics
Teams1 – (2014)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams3 – (20112015)
Medals0
World Cup
Seasons6th – (201116)
Wins0
Podiums1 – (1 DH)
Overall titles0 – (42nd in 2012)
Discipline titles0 – (15th in DH, 2012)

Benjamin Thomsen (born August 25, 1987) is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Canada. Born in Invermere, British Columbia, he primarily competes in the speed events of Downhill and Super G. Thomsen's father Glenn is a former national team coach for Alpine Canada.[1] Thomsen made his World Cup debut in March 2010 and his first podium in February 2012, a second-place finish at the pre-Olympic downhill in Russia.[2][3]

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2011 23 109 37 54
2012 24 42 58 15
2013 25 77 50 30
2014 26 97 43 39
2015 27 73 25
2016 28 81 28

Race podiums[edit]

  • 1 podium – (1 DH)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2012 11 Feb 2012 Russia Sochi, Russia Downhill 2nd

Top 20 results[edit]

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2011 18 Dec 2010 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Downhill 16th
11 Mar 2011 Norway Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 18th
2012 3 Feb 2012 France Chamonix, France Downhill 11th
4 Feb 2012 Downhill 5th
3 Mar 2012 Norway Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 9th
14 Mar 2012 Austria Schladming, Austria Downhill 10th
2013 30 Nov 2012 United States Beaver Creek, USA Downhill 16th
29 Dec 2012 Italy Bormio, Italy Downhill 15th
19 Jan 2013  Switzerland  Wengen, Switzerland Downhill 12th
26 Jan 2013 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Downhill 17th
2014 25 Jan 2014 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Downhill 12th
2015 24 Jan 2015 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Downhill 17th
21 Feb 2015 Austria Saalbach, Austria Downhill 8th
28 Feb 2015 Germany Garmisch, Germany Downhill 18th
7 Mar 2015 Norway Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 17th
2016 29 Dec 2015 Italy Santa Caterina, Italy Downhill 8th
23 Jan 2016 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Downhill 19th
30 Jan 2016 Germany Garmisch, Germany Downhill 12th

World Championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2011 23 19 18
2013 25 19 17
2015 27 27 18

Olympic results Olympic rings without rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2014 26 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vancouver Sun.com[permanent dead link] – Invermere skier comes from out of nowhere – 2011-02-09
  2. ^ Ski Racing.com – Feuz first, Thomsen second in Sochi Olympic test – 2012-02-11
  3. ^ Universal Sports.com[permanent dead link] – Former bricklayer Benjamin Thomsen scores first podium in Sochi – 2012-02-11

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