Manuel Osborne-Paradis
Sport: Alpine Skiing
Birthdate: February 8, 1984
Birthplace: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Hometown: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Residence: Invermere, British Columbia, Canada
Ht: / Wt: 6'0" / 208 lbs
Olympics: 2006

Getting to know: Manuel Osborne-Paradis

Won his first World Cup race in March 2009 at the 1994 Olympic venue, Kvitfjell ... A member of the "Canadian Cowboys," the nickname given to Canada's men's speed team ... His mother gave him a personal nickname: "Airborne Osborne" when he was a kid ... His grandfather James worked as the town doctor in Whistler Village, the Olympic Alpine co-host.


DateEvent RankResults
Wed, Feb 10 - 10:30aDownhill (Training Run 1)   
Thu, Feb 11 - 9:30aDownhill (Training Run 2) 211:35.91
Fri, Feb 12 - 1:30pDownhill (Training Run 3)   
Mon, Feb 15 - 10:30aDownhill 171:55.44
Fri, Feb 19 - 11:30aSuper-G   

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    As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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