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Moyse changed positions recently, moving up to the wing from fullback. She is nervous heading into the competition. She essentially gave up rugby in 2007 to focus on bobsleigh - a sport where her strength and sprinting ability were key, but lacked the aerobic demands of a sport like rugby where games last 80 minutes.

You can follow her journey online at www.rugbycanada.ca.

 

Canadian skiers top Coronet Peak races

A group of Canadian skiers down under for training took part in the Australia New Zealand Cup FIS slalom races at Coronet Peak, New Zealand this week, with the Canadian men - Patrick Biggs, David Donaldson and Trevor White - sweeping the podium. The field included skiers from the U.S., Sweden and Japan, as well as Australia and New Zealand.

Canada's Marie-Michel Gagnon won the women's event, while teammate Madison Irwin placed third.

The previous day, Canada's Marie-Pier Prefontaine won a Continental Cup giant slalom race, with teammate Marie-Michele Gagnon one spot back in second. Whistler's Madison McLeish placed 14 th .

Julien Cousineau was the top male Canadian, in 15 th place, facing a World Cup calibre international field.

 

 

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