SKI SUPERPIPE – TARGETING BEIJING 2022
2018 Dew Tour Breckenridge – Gold Medalist
2019 X Games Aspen – Bronze Medalist
2019 World Cup, Mammoth Mountain – Fourth Place
2018 World Cup, Calgary – Silver Medalist
2018 World Cup, Secret Garden – Silver Medalist
2018 World Cup, Copper Mountain – Fourth Place
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Like many Canadians, Rachael started skiing with her family at a young age and quickly began looking for something more challenging.
At 10 years-old, she left the sport to compete in artistic gymnastics and later focused on trampoline where she trained with members of the Canadian National Team including Olympic Champion Rosie MacLennan.
It was a skill that would prove useful in her future.
When her brother introduced her to slopestyle, she effortlessly blended her newly-discovered trampoline talents with her skiing and it quickly turned from a winter hobby into a year-round obsession.
And once she learned to manage her air awareness – the transition to the superpipe was seamless.
Nearing high school graduation, Rachael made a promise to her parents that she’d make the national team before she finished or quit competitive skiing and go to university.
That spring, she made the Canadian Freestyle NextGen National Team, and hasn’t looked back.
Now, at just 21 years-old, and in her first official season with Canada's World Cup Halfpipe Team, 2018-19 proved to be a breakout season for Rachael.
She came from behind to win Dew Tour's modified superpipe competition in Breckenridge, CO, beating teammate and Olympic champion Cassie Sharpe.
And carried the Dew Tour momentum into her first-ever X Games and found her way onto the podium with a bronze medal and a fourth place finish at the 2019 FIS World Championships.
With unlimited athleticism and youthful desire, she’s set her sights on reaching the podium in Beijing 2022 in her Olympic debut for Canada.