Simon d'Artois

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Simon d'Artois
Personal information
Born (1992-01-26) January 26, 1992 (age 26)
ResidenceWhistler, British Columbia
Sport
CountryCanada

Simon d'Artois (born January 26, 1992) is a Canadian skier and snowmobiler from Whistler, British Columbia. He is a member of the Canadian National Halfpipe team. d'Artois competed at the Winter X Games XIX, obtaining gold in the Men's SuperPipe.[1][2] He has also competed at the U.S. Grand Prix, where in 2013 he fell and hit his head and shoulders near the end of his Superpipe jump.[3]

He is the grandson of Sonya Butt- d'Artois.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blevins, Jason (25 January 2015). "Simon d'Artois unseats David Wise to win X Games ski Halfpipe gold". Denver Post. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Simon d'Artois wins Canada's 1st superpipe gold at X Games". CBC. 25 January 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Fears for Canadian halfpipe skier after traumatic crash on same superpipe that killed Sarah Burke one year ago". Daily Mail. 2 February 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  4. ^ http://xgames.espn.com/xgames/athletes/3088784/simon-d-artois

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