Calgary, Alta. (March 15, 2017) – The 2017 World Junior Championships held in Åre (SWE) have come to a close and Canada walks away with a gold medal in the Team Event, a silver in ladies’ slalom, along with five top-ten results. The best junior athletes from around the world competed downhill, super-G, alpine combined, giant slalom, slalom and the action packed team event.
The week started off with the speed events where Jack Crawford and Sam Mulligan posted the fourth-fastest times in downhill and super-G respectively. In the downhill, three Canadians finished in the top 30 with Jeffrey Read finishing in 12th-place and Sam Mulligan in 28th-place.