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4-time Olympian and moguls specialist Chloé Dufour-Lapointe publicizes retirement

Six months after changing into the primary Canadian freestyle skier to compete in 4 Olympic Video games, Chloé Dufour-Lapointe is retiring.

The 30-year-old moguls skier from Montreal gained silver on the 2014 Sochi Olympics behind sister Justine. The picture of the sisters holding arms on the medal podium was some of the memorable of these Video games.

Chloé Dufour-Lapointe capped a superb 2015-16 season by profitable the Crystal Globe for the general World Cup title.

“Though we’re unhappy to see her go away the aggressive facet of our sport she’s going to indelibly be etched in our reminiscences, not solely with what she achieved in her outstanding profession however extra importantly by her combating spirit,” stated Freestyle Canada CEO, Peter Decide.

Dufour-Lapointe debuted on the World Cup circuit in 2007 and was the primary of the three sisters — Maxime is her different sister — to affix the nationwide workforce.

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She has extra FIS begins in freestyle snowboarding moguls (186), than every other Canadian athlete, in addition to properly as essentially the most FIS begins in singles moguls (127). She shares the report for essentially the most World Cup begins with Pierre-Alexandre Rousseau (142).

She competed in 14 world championships, climbing the rostrum twice in twin moguls, profitable silver in 2011 and gold in 2013.

“All through her storied profession, Chloé has outlined herself as a troublesome competitor who really got here alive in of the warmth of competitors,” Decide stated.

Dufour-Lapointe will proceed her research in vogue and administration on the Université du Québec (UQAM). She additionally has a number of initiatives within the works, together with Tissees Serre, a winter clothes firm she based alongside her sisters.

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