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Athletes Selected to Attend the 2020 Winter youth Olympic Games

December 9, 2019

In accordance with the Canada Snowboard selection protocol for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games the following athletes have been invited to represent Canada in Lausanne, Switzerland:


Women / Men – Tuesday, January 21, 2020



Women – Saturday, January 18, 2020

Men – Sunday, January 19, 2020


Big Air

Women / Men Qualification – Monday, January 20, 2020

Women / Men Finals – Wednesday, January 22, 2020



Women / Men – Monday, January 20, 2020

Women / Men Mixed Team – Tuesday, January 21, 2020



Freestyle: Sam Weston

Snowboardcross: Meghan Hebert



Liam Gill (Calgary, AB)

Seth Strobel(Calgary, AB)

ALT: Ryan Vo (Calgary, AB)


Kamilla Kozuback(Calgary, AB)

Kianah Hyatt (Calgary, AB)

ALT: Kinsley Boulanger (Bois-des-fillions, QC)



William Buffey (Toronto, Ont)

Liam Brearley (Gravenhurst, Ont)

Liam Gill (Calgary, AB) *

ALT: Finn Finestone (Whistler, BC)


Juliette Pelchat (Whistler, BC)

Kamilla Kozuback (Calgary, AB) *

Andie Gendron (Calgary, AB)

ALT: Kianah Hyatt (Calgary, AB)


* Additional participation quota for athlete already qualified.

Based on the manual calculations from the YOG points list, it has been determined that both Liam Gill and Kamilla Kozuback will meet additional participation for athletes already qualified to the YOG as described in point D.6 of the FIS Qualification System allowing us a total team size of 3 men and 3 women in Slopestyle for YOG.



Tristan Bell (Gatineau, QC)

Jacob Walper (Calgary, AB)

ALT: Daniel Loban (Big White, BC)


Bridget Maclean (Glen Haven, NS)

ALT: Marnie O’Brien (Halifax, NS)


You can catch all the action live from Jan 9th - 22nd on the Youth Olympic Games Channel here!


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/Canada_Snowboard_Appeals_Policy_EN_20191115.pdf

The deadline for appeals of the selections listed in this announcement is Monday Dec 16, 2019 - 5:00 pm PST.

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

Dustin Heise
Executive Director

For further information, contact:

Tyler Ashbee
High Performance Program Manager
Canada Snowboard

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