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2018 FIS Junior World Championships Team Selected

April 24, 2018

Riders Selected to the FIS 2018 Junior World Championships

In accordance with the 2018 FIS Junior World Championships Protocol and High Performance Program General Policies, we're stoked to announce the riders that have been invited to present Canada at the FIS 2018 Junior World Championships in Wanaka, New Zealand, August 24 – September 6th, 2018.



1. Emily-Kate Robinson-Leith (Schomberg, ON)        
2. Kerri Lynch (Toronto, ON) 
3. Anne Gagné (Lac-Etchemin, QC)
4. Rosemarie Begin Tanguay (St-Odilon, QC)
5. July-Ann El Baze (Sherbrooke, QC)
6. Audrey Shieh (Georgetown, ON)


1. Eliot Grondin (Sainte-Marie, QC)
2. Evan Bichon (Prince George, BC)
3. Riley Howell (Collingwood, ON)
4. Colby Graham (Prince George, BC)
5. Thomas Rivard (Toronto, ON)
ALT1: Ryan Lalonde (Barrie, ON)

Alpine Snowboarding


1. Kaylie Buck (Oakville, ON)
2. Abby Van Groningen (Cambridge, ON) 


1. Arnaud Gaudet (Montcalm, QC)
2. Michael Nazwaski (Toronto, ON) 
3. Richard-Riley Kimer-Choi (Oakville, ON)
4. Magnus Hambleton (Oakville, ON)
5. Jamie Behan (Toronto, ON)
6. Ben Heldman (Toronto, ON)



1. Marguerite Sweeney
(St-Basile de Portneuf, QC)
2. Sommer Gendron (Toronto, ON)


1. John (Jack) MacDougall
(Grand Prairie, AB)
2. Liam Brearley (Gravenhurst, ON)
3. William Buffey (Toronto, ON)
4. Nicolas Laframboise (Ste-Agathe-Des-Monts, QC)
5. Liam Gill (Calgary, AB)
6. Jadyn Chomlack (Whistler, BC)
ALT 1. Mateo Massitti (Canmore, AB)



1. Elizabeth Hosking (Longueuil, QC)
2. Becca Ballantyne (Calgary, AB) 


1. Shawn Fair (Calgary, AB)


Athletes selected for participation must confirm their attendance for the Junior World Championships by May 8th, 2018 by emailing Adam Higgins (Nqnz@pnanqnfabjobneq.pn).

Any person wishing to appeal a selection decision must do so in accordance with the Canada Snowboard Appeals Policy, which is available on the Canada Snowboard website at: https://www.canadasnowboard.ca/files/AppealsProtocol.pdf

The deadline for appeals of the selections listed in this announcement is Tuesday May 1, 2018 - 5:00 pm PST.

A notice of appeal, as described in the Appeals Policy, must be sent directly to: 

Patrick Jarvis
Executive Director

For further information, contact:

Adam Higgins
High Performance Athlete Development Manager
Canada Snowboard

Rider: Jack MacDougall
Photo: Chris Witwicki

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