Feature Athlete Of The Week: Virgile Blais

Ski season is fast approaching and the UBC alpine ski team is excited to get back on the USCSA circuit. We are excited to introduce another new member, Virgile Blais, to the men’s alpine team.

Virgile Blais was born in Cowansville, QC but has lived and grown up skiing in Sunapee, New Hampshire. Blais competitively raced for his high school ski team and for his home ski club of Mount. Sunapee. His favourite discipline is slalom, especially if it is at his favourite ski hill Banff. Blais is currently studying health science in the faculty of kinesiology in preparation for medical school. Scuba diving is a passion of Blais’, and he has taken it to the next level by being a rescue scuba diver.

Make sure to watch out for Blais in the results and tearing it up at our race at Grouse mountain on February 10th and 11th.

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