EMILY BRYDON

Emily Brydon the pride of Fernie, B.C. captured her first World Cup victory with a win in the super-G in St. Moritz, a track which she had podiumed on twice previously. Brydon became the fifth Canadian woman to win a World Cup super-G race and first since 2004. The victory was especially sweet for Brydon, who admitted she seriously considered retiring two years prior following the Winter Olympics in Italy.