Marie-Michèle Gagnon

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Marie-Michèle Gagnon
— Alpine skier —
Disciplines Slalom, Combined,
Giant slalom, Super-G
Club Mont Orignal
Born (1989-04-25) 25 April 1989 (age 27)
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 8th - (200916)
Wins 2 - (2 SC)
Podiums 4 - (2 SL, 2 SC)
Overall titles 0 - (13th in 2014)
Discipline titles 1 - (SC), 2014)[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 A

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 A
2015 25 28 11 34 31 5 A
2016 26 16 11 14 44 4

A Crystal globes in combined were not awarded during these seasons. However, athletes still get their medals.[5]

Podiums[edit]

  • 2 wins – (2 SC)
  • 4 podiums – (2 SL, 2 SC)
  • 35 top tens – (22 SL, 5 GS, 6 SC, 2 SG)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2012 10 Mar 2012 Sweden Åre, Sweden Slalom 3rd
2014 12 Jan 2014 Austria Altenmarkt, Austria Super combined 1st
2016 15 Feb 2016  Switzerland  Crans-Montana, Switzerland Slalom 3rd
28 Feb 2016 Andorra Soldeu, Andorra Super combined 1st

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

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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