February 1, 2011

Ski 'La Marquis' Run at Stoneham

Stoneham, PQ - This Saturday, February 5th, the freeskier Vincent Marquis will be honored by Stoneham Mountain Resort, who will designate a trail in his name. In recognition of his competitive performance background and for his generous involvement in the ski industry, the resort will proudly rename La Bossa Nova, run #42, in his honor; LA MARQUIS. The official announcement will be made in the presence of the Olympian athlete, during the 2nd part of the Freeski Provincial Circuit, at 1pm.

'Athlete at All Levels'
Skier from the age of 3 and pioneer in the industry, Vincent started mogul skiing on this run at the age of 11. Member of Stoneham Mountain Resort’s Freestyle Ski Club since its beginning in 1994, he trained at the mountain for 7 years prior to joining the Canadian Freestyle Team in 2002. At 23 years of age, he won his first of 8 World Cup podiums at Deer Valley, going home with a Silver Medal. Marquis came 3rd at the 2009 World Championships in Japan, the internationally known freestyle skier also finished 4th at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

Let’s also point out that LA MARQUIS run will be hosting the Quebec Games Region Finals on March 19th & 20th, 2011.

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