Riders in this news : Michael JANYK
After a 9th place this morning in the slalom’s first run, Michael Janyk achieved today a great performance taking the Bronze in the last race of these 2009 Worlds in Val d’Isère! He becomes thus the first canadian skier to win a medal in this discipline at a World Championships event.
One year before the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, this result is a real satisfaction for Michael who had back injury last season.
“I felt confident before the race because I like tough slopes as this one. I was pretty fast in training earlier this week and I didn’t hold anything back today,” “Winning Canada’s first ever slalom medal is huge, and I’m very proud to have achieved such a performance today. I aim now to improve my standings in the slalom rankings and be ready for a great 2010 season. I’m living only a five-minute walk away from the Olympic slope which I know as my pocket. It will be such an exciting event for our family.”
All in all, the Team Rossignol signed 5 medals in these World Championships:
- 2 Gold in the women’s Downhill and Super G with Lindsey Vonn (USA)
- 1 Silver with Marie Marchand-Arvier (Fra) in the women’s Super G
- 2 Bronze with Ted Ligety (USA) in the men’s GS and Michael Janyk (Can) in the men’s Slalom!
Congratulations to our Great Champions!!!
Team, news, events, products... Enter your email address below and get a backstage access to the brand
Rossignol designs and produces a wide array of equipment and clothing for men, women and childrens in alpine skiing, nordic skiing and snowboarding.