Marie-Michèle Gagnon

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Marie-Michèle Gagnon
— Alpine skier —
Disciplines Slalom, giant slalom,
super-G, combined
Club Mont Orignal
Born (1989-04-25) 25 April 1989 (age 26)
Lac-Etchemin, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
World Cup debut 13 December 2008 (age 19)
Website mariemichelegagnon.com
Olympics
Teams 2 - (2010, 2014)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 4 - (20092015)
Medals 0
World Cup
Seasons 7th - (200915)
Wins 1 - (1 SC)
Podiums 2 - (1 SL, 1 SC)
Overall titles 0 - (13th in 2014)
Discipline titles 1 - (2014 SC)[A]

Marie-Michèle Gagnon (born 25 April 1989) is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Canada. Born in Lac-Etchemin, Quebec, she competes in four alpine disciplines, specializing in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom.

Career[edit]

Gagnon made her World Cup debut in December 2008 and has represented Canada at two Winter Olympics and four World Championships. She attained her first World Cup podium in March 2012, a third place finish in a slalom at Åre, Sweden.[1][2] She won her first World Cup event in January 2014, a combined event at Altenmarkt, Austria.[3]

Gagnon is in a relationship with alpine racer Travis Ganong of the U.S. Ski Team.[4]

World Cup results[edit]

Season titles[edit]

Season Discipline
2014 Combined

Season standings[edit]

Season Age  Overall   Slalom  Giant
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2009 19 73 33 35
2010 20 103 43
2011 21 29 22 16 49 15
2012 22 21 10 26 44 12
2013 23 21 17 23 32 4
2014 24 13 6 19 19 51 1
2015 25 28 11 34 31 5

Top ten finishes[edit]

  • 1 win – (1 SC)
  • 2 podiums – (1 SL, 1 SC)
  • 31 top tens – (19 SL, 5 GS, 5 SC, 2 SG)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2009 25 Jan 2009 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy Giant slalom 9th
7 Mar 2009 Germany Ofterschwang, Germany Slalom 8th
2011 12 Dec 2010 Switzerland St. Moritz, Switzerland Giant slalom 5th
4 Feb 2011 Germany Zwiesel, Germany Slalom 7th
2012 20 Dec 2011 Austria Flachau, Austria Slalom 9th
29 Jan 2012 Switzerland St. Moritz, Switzerland Super combined 7th
11 Feb 2012 Andorra Soldeu, Andorra Slalom 8th
12 Feb 2012 Giant slalom 7th
4 Mar 2012 Germany Ofterschwang, Germany Slalom 5th
10 Mar 2012 Sweden Åre, Sweden Slalom 3rd
17 Mark 2012 Austria Schladming, Austria Slalom 6th
2013 27 Oct 2012 Austria Sölden, Austria Giant slalom 6th
10 Nov 2012 Finland Levi, Finland Slalom 10th
7 Dec 2012 Switzerland St. Moritz, Switzerland Super combined 8th
4 Jan 2013 Croatia Zagreb, Croatia Slalom 8th
24 Feb 2013 France Méribel, France Super combined 5th
10 Mar 2013 Germany Ofterschwang, Germany Slalom 4th
2014 26 Oct 2013 Austria Sölden, Austria Giant slalom 10th
16 Nov 2013 Finland Levi, Finland Slalom 5th
8 Dec 2013 Canada Lake Louise, Canada Super-G 10th
14 Dec 2013 Switzerland St. Moritz, Switzerland Super-G 6th
29 Dec 2013 Austria Lienz, Austria Slalom 4th
5 Jan 2014 Italy Bormio, Italy Slalom 5th
12 Jan 2014 Austria Altenmarkt, Austria Super combined 1st
14 Jan 2014 Austria Flachau, Austria Slalom 10th
15 Mar 2014 Switzerland Lenzerheide, Switzerland Slalom 10th
2015 15 Nov 2014 Finland Levi, Finland Slalom 6th
30 Nov 2014 United States Aspen, United States Slalom 8th
4 Jan 2015 Croatia Zagreb, Croatia Slalom 7th
1 Mar 2015 Bulgaria Bansko, Bulgaria Super combined 5th
14 Mar 2015 Sweden Åre, Sweden Slalom 5th

World Championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2009 19 DNF DNF
2011 21 DNF 23 22 DNF
2013 23 13 8
2015 25 10 23 DNF DNF

Olympic results Olympic rings with white rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2010 20 31 21
2014 24 9 DNF1 DNF1 DNF2

Footnotes[edit]

  • A Crystal globes in combined have not been awarded since the 2012 season. However, athletes still get their medals.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Eric (10 March 2012). "Hoefl-Riesch regains slalom from with win in Are, Gagnon first podium in third". Ski Racing. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Bouzane, Bradley (10 March 2012). "Marie-Michele Gagnon wins first World Cup medal". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 22 March 2012. 
  3. ^ FIS Alpine (12 January 2014). "Altenmarkt – Super Combined". Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Mastarciyan, Michael (16 November 2013). "5 Things You Should Know About...Marie-Michele Gagnon". Federation Internationale de Ski. Retrieved 8 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Skiing to revive super-combined". ESPN. Associated Press. 5 October 2012. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 

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