Tyler Nicholson named Olympic alternate for Sochi

Sunday, January 26, 2014   by: Kate Adams


News Release


In accordance with Canada~Snowboard’s Internal Nomination Procedures—2014 Olympic Winter Games Selection Protocol the athletes listed below have been invited to represent Canada in Sochi.

Canada Snowboard is very excited to have been allotted the maximum number of quota spots for the Olympic Games and to be one of largest snowboard delegations consisting of twenty-four athletes competing for Gold, Silver and Bronze.

Mark McMorris (Regina, SK)
Sebastien Toutant (L’Assomption, QC)
Maxence Parrot (Bromont, QC)
Charles Reid (Mont Tremblant, QC)
Spencer O’Brien (Courtenay, BC)
Jenna Blasman (Kitchener, ON)

Alternates (males):
Matts Kulisek (Mont-Royal, QC)
Darcy Sharpe (Comox, BC)
Tyler Nicholson (North Bay, ON)

Alternates (females):
Breanna Stangeland (Calgary, AB)
Molly Milligan (Yellowknife, NWT)
Brooke Voigt (Fort McMurray, AB)

Brad Martin (Ancaster, ON)
Crispin Lipscomb (Edmonton, AB)
Derek Livingston (Aurora, ON)
Alexandra Duckworth (Kingsburg, NS)
Mercedes Nicoll (Whistler, BC)
Katie Tsuyuki (Toronto, ON)

Alternate (female only):
Calynn Irwin (Toronto, ON)

Chris Robanske (Calgary, AB)
Robert Fagan (Squamish, BC)
Kevin Hill (Vernon, BC)
Jake Holden (Caledon, ON)
Dominique Maltais (Petite-Rivière-St Francois,QC)                                                                                    
Maelle Ricker (Squamish, BC)

Alternates (female only):
Carle Brenneman (Whistler, BC)
Zoe Bergermann (Acton, ON)
Michelle Brodeur (Calgary, AB)

Parallel Giant Slalom and Parallel Slalom
Matthew Morison (Blackstock, ON)
Jasey Jay Anderson (Lac Supérieur, QC)
Michael Lambert (Toronto, ON)
Caroline Calvé (Lachine, QC)
Ariane Lavigne (Lac Supérieur, QC)
Marianne Leeson (Burlington, ON)

Alternates (male only):
Steve Barlow (Courtice, ON)
Matthew Carter (Maryhill, ON)
Darren Gardner (Burlington, ON)

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 (

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

For further information, contact:
Aimee Maiatico
High Performance Program Manager


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