Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Marie-Pier Prefontaine, Morgan Pridy Retire from Canada's Alpine Ski Team

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Marie-Pier Prefontaine, Morgan Pridy Retire from Canada's Alpine Ski Team

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Prefontaine, Pridy retire from ski team

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CALGARY - Olympic alpine skiers Marie-Pier Prefontaine and Morgan Pridy announced their retirements from the Canadian team Tuesday.

Prefontaine, a 27-year-old from St-Sauveur, Que., raced for Canada in both the 2010 and 2014 Winter Games. Her best result was a 20th-place finish in super-G in 2014.

Pridy, from Whistler, B.C., placed 10th in men's super-G and 20th in super combined in 2014. The 25-year-old has been on the national team since 2011.

Prefontaine posted a career-best sixth in giant slalom at a World Cup in Austria in 2014. She was also part of the Canadian squad that won silver in the new mixed team event at the 2015 world championship.

Prefontaine says she feels lucky that injuries aren't the reason she's retiring after a 10-year career. …

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