Manitoba Games 2018

MB Games 2018Summit Ski Club is proud to have 10 racers represent one of the 6 regions participating in the Manitoba Games in Thompson, Manitoba. The Games were held March 4 to March 10, 2018. The games saw many Manitoba athletes participate in the 14 different sports with the Alpine Skiing venue being hosted at the Mystery Mountain Winter Park just outside of Thompson.

Natalie Cuvelier, Hana Dunlop, Blythe Linda Eby, Jack Healey, Serena Kauffmann-Paul, Lauren King, Scott Robinson, William Robinson, Matt Sauer and Gavin Westmacott were selected to be part of the contigent of athletes in the Alpine Skiing events.

The Alpine Skiing was broken down into the following categories

  • Parallel Slalom All Female
  • Parallel Slalom All Male
  • Slalom All Female
  • Slalom All Male
  • Summit Skier Biographies

    Who were our athletes? How did they do? Below is a brief biography of each athlete as well as their standings in the Manitoba Winter Games 2018. Congratulations to all who participated in the exciting experience!

     

    Natalie Cuvelier

    Age 13
    Height 5’4”
    Weight 110 pounds
    Number of Years Skiing 7

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    None

    My goals for the games

    To win gold in giant slalom

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 40
    Final Position: 9

    Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 40
    Final Position: 5

     


    Hana Dunlop

    Age 15
    Height 6’2”
    Weight 130 pounds
    Number of Years Skiing 13

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    None

    My goals for the games

    To represent our team and to do my best

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 35
    Final Position: Gold

    Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 35
    Final Position: Gold

     


    Blythe Linda Eby

    Age 13
    Height 5’1”
    Weight 90 pounds
    Number of Years Skiing 7

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    None

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 33
    Final Position: Bronze

    Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 33
    Final Position: 6

     


    Jack Healey

    Age 16
    Height 6’0”
    Weight 165 pounds
    Number of Years Skiing 10

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    Canada Games 2015 - Prince George BC. Alpine Skiing
    2017 National Alpine Championship - ThunderBat, ON Alpine skiing

    My goals for the games

    To finish in the top half of the field

    Awards or major accomplishments that I have received

    Provincial champion in slalom and GS event, 2017

    Other information that could be of interest to the media

    My sister also attended the 2015 Games with me.

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Male
    Bib #: 6
    Final Position: Gold

    Slalom All Male
    Bib #: 6
    Final Position: Gold

     


    Serena Kauffmann-Paul

    Age 12
    Height 5’6”
    Weight 115 pounds
    Number of Years Skiing 7

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    Manitoba Cup

    My goals for the games

    My Goals are to ski my best, to represent my team well and to enjoy this awesome once in a lifetime opportunity!

    Awards or major accomplishments that I have received

    Barclay Snowbyrd Trophy: Gold (2013 and 2014)
    Manitoba Cup Gold, Silver and Bronze (2011-2017)

    Other information that could be of interest to the media

    In addition to alpine skiing, I am an avid swim racer with Winnipeg's Manta Swim Club, swimming 6 days a week, and a chorister with the Winnipeg Youth Chorus. I play basketball and volleyball with my school teams and take part in my school's drama productions. In "all" my free time, I play piano and love to play with my cocker spaniel Bailey.

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 43
    Final Position: 11

    Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 43
    Final Position: 9

     


    Lauren King

    Age 13
    Height 5’6”
    Weight 115 pounds
    Number of Years Skiing 7

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    None

    My goals for the games

    To win. And have fun!!!!

    Other information that could be of interest to the media

    Play polo with the Springfield Polo Club in Oakbank, MB

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 32
    Final Position: Silver

    Slalom All Female
    Bib #: 32
    Final Position: Bronze

     


    Scott Robinson

    Age 14
    Height 6’2”
    Weight 150 pounds
    Number of Years Skiing 5

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    None

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Male
    Bib #: 11
    Final Position: 6

     


    William Robinson

    Age 12
    Height 5’6”
    Weight 115 pounds
    Number of Years Skiing 5

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    None

    My goals for the games

    Get on the podium

    Awards or major accomplishments that I have received

    Last year 3rd in provincial finals

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Male
    Bib #: 4
    Final Position: 7

    Slalom All Male
    Bib #: 4
    Final Position: 5

     


    Matt Sauer

    Age 13
    Height 160 cm
    Weight 75 kg
    Number of Years Skiing 10

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    2016 Manitoba Summer games

    My goals for the games

    to place on podium

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Male
    Bib #: 20
    Final Position: Siler

    Slalom All Male
    Bib #: 20
    Final Position: 4

     


    Gavin Westmacott

    Age 12
    Height 168 cm
    Weight 46 kg
    Number of Years Skiing 6

    Previous games of this type I have participated in

    None

    My goals for the games

    to do the best that I can, to have fun and to be challenged

    Results

    Parallel Slalom All Male
    Bib #: 18
    Final Position: 16

    Slalom All Male
    Bib #: 18
    Final Position: 14