Marie Michele Gagnon

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Full Name    Marie-Michèle Gagnon


Birth Date    April 25 1989


Current City  Lac-Etchemin
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Career Highlightes (Approximately 3-6)

World Cup Winner, Altenmarkt 2014, Super Combined World Cup Medalist, Are, Swenden 2012, Slalom (3rd) 10 times National Champion
26 times in the top 10 in World Cup

Current Sponsors

Osisko,Sintra, Sunshine Ski Area, RADGCRPSLMG, Rossignol, Lange, Leki,POC,

Hobbies

Mountain biking, hiking, paddleboarding, cooking and baking, photography

How and when did you get into skiing?

I started skiing when I was 2 years old at Mont-Orignal near my house. I just loved being outdoors in the winter and goinf as fast as possible!

What’s the best moment in your career?

My first win in Altenmarkt in Super Combined! January 2014!

What’s the worst moment in your career?

Breaking my tibia-fibulia in a ski accident in 2007.

What are you doing when you’re not skiing?

Mountain biking

What gives you energy and lets you think about other things than skiing?

My godson, niece and cat at home!! They make me smile any day!

What’s the best advice you ever received?

Everybody follows their own path to success, stay patient and keep working hard!

Who inspires you?

Too many people to just pin point one, I see great things in every athlete! But for sure Travis Ganong my boyfriend is a great source of inspiration!

What inspires you?

Seeing my hard work paying off

Name three things you are good at?

Mountain Biking, Photography, Baking banana bread…

Name three things you would like to learn?

Playing an instrument, German speaking

Who did you wish you were when you were a kid?

Mélanie Turgeon

Where do you spend your time off?

In Lake Tahoe California

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live? And why?

Probably Switzerland if that meant my family, friends and boyfriend all lived there too!

 

What do you still want to accomplish in your career?

I want to become a fierce overall contender.

What would you do if you weren’t a professional skier?

I would be a professional mountain biker. Maybe DH mountain biker.

Resort/Mountain

Sunshine Ski Area and Mont-Orignal

Country

Switzerland/Canada

City

Vancouver

Book

A thousand Splendid Suns

Band

Ben Howard

Food

Pomegranate

Movie

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