Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Anderson among 13 Athletes Named to Canada's Olympic Snowboard Team

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Anderson among 13 Athletes Named to Canada's Olympic Snowboard Team

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Anderson to compete in sixth Olympics

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TORONTO - Veteran Jasey-Jay Anderson was among 13 snowboarders named Thursday to Canada's Olympic team for the Pyeongchang Games.

The 42-year-old from Mont-Tremblant, Que., will be competing in his sixth Olympics. He won gold in men's parallel giant slalom at the Vancouver Games in 2010.

Anderson made his Olympic debut at Nagano in 1998 when snowboarding first appeared at a Winter Games. He'll be the first Canadian to compete at six different Winter Games, the COC and Snowboard Canada said in a release.

Darren Gardner of Burlington, Ont., will also represent Canada in parallel giant slalom.

The snowboardcross roster includes Baptiste Brochu of Saguenay, Que., Kevin Hill of Vernon, B.C., Calgary's Chris Robanske, Carle Brenneman of Comox, B. …

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