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2017-02-09 14:10 House intervention / intervention en chambre

FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Skiing, Statements by Members

Coupe du monde de ski alpin FIS, Déclarations de députés, Ski

Mr. Speaker, today I want to celebrate and congratulate the new super G world champion in alpine skiing.

Erik Guay continues to make history. Yesterday, in Saint-Moritz, he became the first Canadian skier to win this title. Erik is originally from the Laurentians and was a classmate of mine. Once again, he put his ambition and leadership on display for all the world to see.

The heart of the Laurentians is known as the birthplace of skiing in Canada. This reputation was established when my grandmother, Pat Paré, became the first female alpine skiing champion in Canada and the first female ski instructor in Canada, at Tremblant, in 1940.

Erik Guay's tremendous success today only solidifies this reputation. Erik's victory message on Facebook speaks volumes about his character.

“I'd just like to take a moment to thank my behind the scenes team, coaches, therapists, trainers, ski technician, family, and friends. This is our victory!!!”

Erik Guay, our champion, our role model.

Monsieur le Président, je veux aujourd'hui saluer, et surtout féliciter, le nouveau champion du monde du super-G en ski alpin.

Érik Guay continue de laisser sa marque dans l'histoire. Il est devenu hier, à Saint-Moritz, le premier skieur canadien à remporter cet honneur. Originaire des Laurentides, ayant été mon camarade de classe à quelques reprises, Érik a encore une fois démontré ses ambitions et son leadership dans le monde entier.

Le coeur des Laurentides est reconnu pour être le berceau du ski au Canada. Cette reconnaissance a été démontrée notamment lorsque ma grand-mère, Pat Paré, est devenue la première étoile féminine de ski alpin au pays, ainsi que la première professeure de ski alpin au Canada, à Tremblant, en 1940.

Cette reconnaissance continue d'être démontrée aujourd'hui avec le grand succès d'Érik Guay. Nous pouvons distinguer le caractère d'Érik dans son message de victoire publié sur Facebook:

« J'aimerais remercier tous ceux qui m'ont soutenu en coulisses, mes entraîneurs, les thérapeutes, les personnes chargées de mon entraînement physique, les préposés à l'entretien, ma famille et mes amis. Cette victoire nous appartient tous!!! »

Érik Guay est notre champion, notre exemple!

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