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Amy Fraser Claims Second Place Overall for the 2023-24 FIS Freestyle Skiing Halfpipe World Cup Season

Amy Fraser Claims Second Place Overall for the 2023-24 FIS Freestyle Skiing Halfpipe World Cup Season

Calgary, Canada – February 19, 2024

The 2023-24 FIS Freestyle Skiing Halfpipe World Cup season concluded on February 17th with the second of two Calgary stops. After taking home the silver medal at the first event staged on the Calgary WinSport halfpipe, Canadian Amy Fraser had hoped to better that result Saturday night however, even with a strong performance, she was bettered by three other women on the night and came fourth. Her result in that, the final 2023-24 event, was enough for her to reclaim a second-place finish in the overall Halfpipe World Cup rankings for the second straight season. Fraser continued to showcase her exceptional talent and determination as she competed against top athletes from around the globe.

Amy Fraser finished the year with a career-best 290 FIS points, behind world number one Eileen Gu (400 points) representing China but ahead of Great Britain’s, Zoe Atkin (260 points). Fraser’s 2023-24 season proved to be a career-defining year, marked by notable skill improvement and consistent medal performances.

Fraser’s journey included a bronze medal in China, a silver on her home turf in Calgary, and a gold medal triumph at Mammoth Mountain. Additionally, she clinched a bronze at the X-Games, showcasing her consistency and skill across different competitions and conditions.

This marks the second consecutive season that Amy Fraser has secured the second position in the Crystal Globe standings, following her teammate Rachel Karker in 2023. Fraser expressed her enthusiasm about the accomplishment, stating, “<I’m> super stoked to finish second overall in the World Cup standings for the second year in a row. I thought I had a lot more great results this year, and I am just going to keep building on this momentum and set my sights on some bigger goals for next year!”

Freestyle Canada Halfpipe Head Coach Trennon Paynter noted that “Amy is one of the most motivated athletes I’ve ever had the pleasure of coaching. She goes all-in on every opportunity to better herself, and it’s such a joy to see her hard work paying off. Finishing the season ranked #2 in the world is an incredible accomplishment, and the best part is, she’s got a lot more exciting stuff to bring to the table as we move forward.” Freestyle Canada assistant Halfpipe coach Marc Mcdonell added “We’re thrilled that Amy has come in second overall this season but not surprised. Amy has been one of the hardest-working athletes in the field over the past couple of years and it’s been paying off. She’s put together a very technical run that she’s performing very well and is on a trajectory to perform it even better.”

The Canadian skiing community celebrates Fraser’s growth as an athlete and her unwavering dedication to her craft. As Amy Fraser sets her sights on the future, Canadians eagerly anticipate watching her perform at the 2025 FIS World Ski Championships in St. Moritz Engadin, Switzerland as a warm-up for her ultimate target: the Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic Winter Games.

Other Canadian team members, all Calgarians, placing in the top 20 were men: Brendan Fraser (6th), Andrew Longino (12th), and Evan Marineau (17th) as well as women: Dillan Glennie (8th), Emma Morozumi (12th) and Megan Cressey (15th). Fraser and her Canadian teammates will take a short break before returning to their home training facility at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park.


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