Posted by: PPHR | February 3, 2010

9 Days Until the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games!

Athletes to Watch

Michael Janyk, Alpine Skiing

Height: 183cm (6’0”)

Weight: 88kg (194lbs.)

Date of birth: March 22, 1982

Age: 27

Nationality: Canada

Residence: Whistler, BC

Birthplace: Canada

Club: Whistler Ski Club: Whistler, BC

Coach: Dusan Grasic, Johnny Crichton (Rossignol, 13 May, 2009)

Hobbies: Driving, Golf, Going to the beach, hanging out with friends and watching movies. (Alpine Canada, 29 December 2005)

Occupation: Athlete

Event Participation:

Men’s Giant Slalom

Men’s Super Combined

Men’s Slalom

Additional Information:

When and where did you begin this sport?

He started skiing at age two and racing at age 11. (Alpine Canada, 29 Dec 2005)

Sporting philosophy / motto

“You get out what you put in.”



He and his sister Britt made history in 2004, becoming the first siblings to win national titles [both in slalom] in the same year. (, 25 Mar 2004)


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