Ryan Semple


2006 Olympian did not finish two races … In three WC, top result 15th in giant slalom in 2005 … Has 11 World Cup results, best being 11th in 2010 in combined … Has 15 career FIS wins and three Nor-Am Cup wins.

Getting to know…

Started skiing at age 3 at Mont Blanc near Montreal … At six, won a local ski race – and $100 prize … Started skiing with now-2010 teammates Erik Guay and Julien Cousineau at age 11 … Has had two hip operations in past three years … Enjoys car racing, hockey, basketball, fishing and golf.

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2006 TurinSkiing - AlpineCombined - MenDNF
2006 TurinSkiing - AlpineGiant Slalom - MenDNF
2010 VancouverSkiing - AlpineSuper Combined - Men15

Notable International Results

World Championship (WC) Results

2007 (Are, SWE): 19th - super combined 2005 (Bormio, ITA): DNF - slalom; 15th-giant slalom 2003 (St. Moritz, SUI): 34th - slalom; DNF - giant slalom

Career Notes

2009-10: Skied to career-high 11th place in combined at World Cup in Kitzbuehel, AUT (01/24/10) ... Top Nor-Am Cup result was 6th in slalom. 2008-09: Had two Nor-Am Cup victories and two 2nd-place results ... Was 4th in slalom at nationals. 2007-08: Did not finish a World Cup race ... Was 4th at nationals in slalom .. Was 4th in slalom at a FIS race. 2006-07: Was 19th in super combined at WC ... Top World Cup finish was 22nd in super combined ... Top Nor-Am Cup result was 9th. 2005-06: At first Olympic Winter Games, did not finish in combined and giant slalom races ... Finished three World Cups, top result 21st in super combined ... Top European Cup result was 20th in giant slalom. 2004-05: Finished career-high 15th in giant slalom at WC (02/09/05) ... Top World Cup result was 16th in slalom ... This season he posted his first World Cup result (25th) ... Had four 2nd place results in giant slalom at Nor-Am Cups. 2003-04: Won first career Nor-Am Cup race, giant slalom, in Sunday River, USA (01/05/04) ... Top European Cup result was 16th ... Was 2nd in slalom at nationals. 2002-03: Was 34th in slalom at WC ... Won an FIS race, added three 2nd-place results ... Was 3rd in slalom at a Nor-Am Cup ... National bronze medallist in slalom. 1998-02: Breakthrough Nor-Am Cup result, 3rd in slalom, in Osler Bluffs, Ont. in 2000 ... Was 5th in slalom at 2001 Junior WC ... Competed at nationals each year, top result 5th in 2002 ... Had eight top-3 FIS race finishes, including three wins.