Dustin Cook

Name: Dustin Cook dustin-cook-headshot
Sport: Alpine Skiing
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!

Best Result:

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.

Website: www.dustincook.ca