Name: Dustin Cook
Sport: Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Favourite Sports Memory: My first World Cup top 30, coming through the finish line was such a great feeling.
How you got involved in your sport: My parents were ski instructors for a long time and put me in boots before I could walk.
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: Watching Thomas Grandi become the first Canadian man to ever win a GS World Cup.
Favourite Quote: “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” Steve Prefontaine
CAN Fund Testimonial: Selflessly supporting Canadian athletes in more ways than just financially, thank you so much CAN Fund!
22nd World Cup GS Sölden
28th World Cup SG Lake Louise
US National Downhill Champion 2011
US National Super G Champion 2012
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: Be positive and learn something from every situation.
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: My Dad. He has taught (and continues to teach me) basically everything I know!
Have you read any articles or books or watched any videos or movies recently that really inspired you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqdnNiCsz8w
Fun Facts: I’m a closet nerd. Oh wait that isn’t a secret… And I love to cook.