Episode #22: Manny Osborne-Paradis (Olympic Downhiller) - Making a Comeback & Lessons Learned
This episode we are joined by Manuel Osborne-Paradis - member of the Canadian National Alpine Ski Team.
Born in North Vancouver, British Columbia - Manny grew up racing for the Whistler Mountain Ski Club.
His first World Cup podium came in November 2006 in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, and his first victory was at the downhill of Kvitfjell in March 2009.
Manny has been to 4 Olympic Games, 6 World Championships, and has spent 13 seasons on the World Cup Circuit with 2 Downhill wins, 1 Super G win and 11 podium finishes.
In addition, Manny now has a two young kids with his wife Lana, and currently resides in Invermere, British Columbia where he enjoys golf, mountain biking and a variety of sports.
We talked about the psychology of coming back from multiples injuries, Manny's favorite places to ski, the future of Alpine Canada and a lot more!
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