Chris Williamson (alpine skier)

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Chris Williamson
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Williamson at the 2013 IPC World Championships
Personal information
Nationality Canadian
Born (1972-05-05) May 5, 1972 (age 44)
Edmonton, Alberta[1]Canada
Residence Markham, Ontario[1]
Sport
Country  Canada
Sport Alpine skiing
Event(s) Downhill
Slalom
Giant slalom
Super combined
Super G

Chris Williamson (born May 5, 1972) is a Canadian alpine skier and Paralympic Champion. His father, Peter, was a speed skater for Canada in the 1968 Winter Olympics and went on to coach stars such as Mike Ireland and Clara Hughes.[2]

Chris competed in the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver, Canada. He became 4th in the Giant Slalom, 6th in the Slalom, 4th in the Super combined, visually impaired, and 6th in the Super-G, visually impaired. His sighted guide at Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014 was Nick Brush.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alpine Canada". Alpine Canada. Alpine Canada Alpin. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Girard, Daniel (Dec 15, 2009). "Safe journey in paralympic skiing is a matter of faith". Toronto Star. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 

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