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Québec City Set to Go for FIS XC Ski World Cup Finals – Press Conference + Training PHOTOS

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Team CAN at press conference [P] Reese Brown
March 16, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – On the eve of the FIS Cross Country World Cup Finals, the course and the site are ready to welcome the athletes and the crowd. A recent snowstorm covered the course on the Plains of Abraham with fresh snow, meaning the cross-country skiing elite will be able to perform in perfect conditions in the middle of Quebec City.

Jessie Diggins [P] Reese Brown
Kikkan Randall [P] Reese Brown
This morning, March 16, the athletes started their official training in the magical scenery. A few minutes before hitting the course, Alex Harvey and the Canadian Team attended a press briefing at the Hotel Le Concorde, welcomed by a tide of journalists. The media had the chance to interview the Canadian athletes and one of their coaches, Louis Bouchard.

Alex Harvey [P] Reese Brown

During the weekend, the crowd will be able to watch the uphill/downhill racing from the great plain, close to the Martello Tower. Also, the entry next to the Athletes’ Village will offer a great panorama overseeing the fortifications. Finally, the finish line will be the best place to watch the athletes in the heat of the action!

USA's Sargent and Flowers training [P] Reese Brown
Canucks training [P] Steve Deschenes.2
Jenny Bender [P] Reese Brown
Dahria Beatty [P] Reese Brown
Team warm up [P] Reese Brown

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