Erik Read

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Erik Reade
— Alpine skier —
DisciplinesSlalom, giant slalom.
Born (1991-05-31) May 31, 1991 (age 27)
Calgary, Alberta
World Championships
TeamsWorld Championships

Erik Read (born May 31, 1991) is a Canadian alpine ski racer.

He competed at the 2015 World Championships in Beaver Creek, USA, in the giant slalom[1] and slalom. In addition, Read was a member of the Canadian Team in the Nations Team Event (NTE) in which they won a silver medal. He participated in Men's Slalom and Men's Giant Slalom in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

In addition to his two top-30 results at the World Championship, Read also placed 24th in the FIS Alpine World Cup slalom in Aare, Sweden.

He is a two-time Canadian Champion in slalom (2013 and 2014) and won the overall title in the 2012 North American Cup (Nor-Am Cup) series.

Read graduated from the University of Denver and was an NCAA athlete in alpine skiing.

His parents are famous Canadian skiers Ken and Lynda Read.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Giant Slalom Official Results" (PDF). Retrieved 14 February 2015.