Britt Janyk

Britt Janyk (born May 21, 1980 in North Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian retired alpine skier, specializing in downhill, super G, alpine combined, and giant slalom, having also competed in slaloms in the past. During her career Janyk scored 18 top 10 finishes in alpine skiing World Cup competition, including two podium finishes, both in downhill races: a win in Aspen and a third in Lake Louise, both in 2007. She announced her retirement from the sport in May 2011.[1]

Britt Janyk
Alpine skier
Britt Janyk Altenmarkt-Zauchensee 2009.jpg
DisciplinesDH, SG, combined, GS
ClubWhistler Mountain Ski Club
Born (1980-05-21) May 21, 1980 (age 39)
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
World Cup debutOctober 31, 1999
WebsiteBrittJanyk.com (archived)
Olympics
Teams0
Medals0 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams4
Medals0 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons9
Wins1
Podiums2
Overall titles0
Discipline titles0

Her brother Michael Janyk is also an alpine skier who successfully competes in the World Cup.[2]

She contributed regularly to the Eurosport coverage of the 2012-2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup. She was also part of the commentary team for the alpine skiing events for the IOC's international TV feed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyongchang.[3]

World Cup victoriesEdit

Date Location Race
8 December 2007   Aspen Downhill

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Skier Britt Janyk announces retirement". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 17 May 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2014.
  2. ^ Britt Janyk at the International Ski Federation
  3. ^ Rubinroit, Seth (17 February 2018). "Watch: Stunned commentators call Ester Ledecka's shocking victory". nbcolympics.com. Retrieved 25 February 2018.

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