Alex Harvey

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Date of Birth: September 07, 1988
Place of Birth: St-Férréol, Québec
Hometown: St-Férréol, Québec
Club: Club Nordique Mont-Sainte-Anne
Development Centre: CNEPH
Coach: Louis Bouchard
Wax Technician: Lee Churchill, Nicolas Bonetti
Years on Senior Team: 10
Years on Junior Team: 2
Career Highlights


Website: www.alexharvey.ca
Personal Sponsors:
Québecor, Cascades, Eddyfi, Salomon, Swix, Oakley, New Balance, Volkswagen

Equipment:
Skis: Salomon
Poles: Swix
Boots/Bindings: Salomon

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Background

National Ski Team Background
Alex Harvey became the first cross-country skier from Canada to win a World Championship title in the 50-kilometre classic-ski race. It was a stellar year for Harvey who finished third overall for the second time in his career in 2017. The two-time Olympian is the first Canadian ever to win two World Championship medals in the same year. In just his third year on the National Ski Team, Alex teamed up with Devon Kershaw to win his, and Canada’s, first-ever men’s medal at the World Championships when they captured the gold in the team sprint at the mecca of cross-country skiing in Oslo, Norway in 2011. He became Canada’s most accomplished cross-country ski athlete at the World Championships in 2013 when he also won the bronze medal in the sprint event. Alex has reached the World Championship podium at all levels of the sport for Canada. Alex also became the first Canadian to win a gold medal at the Under-23 World Championship when he captured the pursuit title in Estonia weeks before making history with Kershaw. One of the most successful junior racers ever produced in the national program, Alex is the only Canadian to have won three medals at the World Junior Championships.

 
Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing
Alex has always been on a pair of cross-country skis as far as he can remember. His introduction to the sport can be described as a time when he’d glide and ride. At just three years of age, Alex’s parents would take him out the trails in his hometown of Mont Sainte-Anne, Quebec where he’d ski for about 15 minutes before heading into the comfort of a baby glider for the remainder of the day. As time wore on, his passion and endurance in the sport grew. Alex spent his leisure time on the trails, and alpine skiing, until he was 12 years old when he took the first critical step towards pursuing his Olympic dream in cross-country skiing when he enrolled in a Jackrabbit ski lesson at the Mont Sainte-Anne Ski Club.
 
Personal
The son of legendary cross-country skier, Pierre Harvey, Alex is as determined to achieve excellence in the classroom as he is on the snow. Alex has balanced his academic and athletic lifestyle while enrolled in the ski- études program during high school, and continues to take university courses on a part-time basis during the shoulder seasons. Alex also enjoys spending time with friends, going to movies and listening to music.

Notable Results

Career Highlights
2017 – World Championships, Lahti, FIN: 1 (50km F Mst)
2017 – World Cup Finals, Quebec City, CAN: 1 (Sprint F)
2017 – World Cup, Quebec City, CAN: 2 (15km F Pursuit)
2017 – World Cup, Ulricehamn, SWE: 3 (4x7.5km M)
2017 – World Cup, Ulricehamn, SWE: 1 (15km F)
2017 – World Cup, Toblach, ITA: 1 (Team Sprint F)
2017 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 3 (15km F Pursuit)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Quebec City, CAN: 2 (Sprint F)
Finished Fifth Overall at 2016 Ski Tour Canada
2016 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Whitehorse: 1 (10km C)
2015 – World Cup, Ruka, FIN: 2 (10km F)
2015 – World Championships, Falun, SWE: 2 (Sprint C), 3 (Skiathlon)
2015 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 2 (15km F)
Finished Third on Overall World Cup in 2014
2015 – World Cup, Oestersund, SWE: 2 (Sprint C)
2014 – World Cup Finals, Falun, SWE: 2 (Pursuit)
2014 – World Cup Finals, Falun, SWE: 1 (Skiathlon)
2014 – World Cup, Szkiarska Poreba, POL: 1 (Sprint F)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 1 (Prologue F)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Lenzerheide, SUI: 2 (Sprint F)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Cortina-Toblach, ITA: 3 (35km Pursuit)
2013 – World Championships, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 3 (Sprint C)
2013 – World Championships, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 4 (Team Sprint F)
2013 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 3 (15km C Mst)
Finished Sixth on Overall World Cup in 2012
2012 – World Cup Finals, Falun, SWE: 2 (Pursuit)
2012 – World Cup Finals, Falun, SWE: 1 (Free Prologue)
2012 – World Cup, Lahti, FIN: 3 (Skiathlon)
2012 – World Cup Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 2 (20km C Mst)
Finished 12th at 2012 Tour de Ski
Winner of Three Gold Medals at 2012 Haywood Ski Nationals
Finished 10th Overall on 2011 World Cup Circuit
2011 – World Championships, Oslo, NOR: 1 (Team Sprint)
2011 – Under-23 World Championships, Oetepaa, EST: 1 (Pursuit)
2010 – Olympic Winter Games, Whistler, B.C.: 4 (Team Sprint)
2010 – Olympic Winter Games, Whistler, B.C.: 9 (Pursuit)
2009 - World Cup, Trondheim, NOR: 3 (50km C Mst)
2009 – World Cup, Vancouver-Whistler Olympic Park, B.C.: 3 (F Team Sprint)
2009 – World Ski Championships, Liberec, CZE: 5 (Relay 4x10km M)
2009 – U23, Praz de Lys Sommand, FRA: 4 (30km M Pursuit)
2008 – World Junior Championships, Malles, ITA: 2 (10km)
2007 – World Junior Championships, Tarvisio, Italy: 3 (Pursuit)
2007 – World Junior Championships, Tarvisio, Italy: 3 (10km)
2006 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Thunder Bay, Ont. : 1 (10km) Senior
Canadien Champion Junior A (2005-2006-2007)
 

Full Results

Olympic Results
2014 – Olympic Winter Games, Sochi, RUS: 19 (50km F)
2014 – Olympic Winter Games, Sochi, RUS: 12 (Team Sprint C)
2014 – Olympic Winter Games, Sochi, RUS: DNF (15km C)
2014 – Olympic Winter Games, Sochi, RUS: 19 (Sprint F)
2014 – Olympic Winter Games, Sochi, RUS: 18 (Skiathlon)
2010 – Olympic Winter Games, Whistler, B.C.: 32 (50km)
2010 – Olympic Winter Games, Whistler, B.C.: 7 (4x Relay)
2010 – Olympic Winter Games, Whistler, B.C.: 9 (Pursuit)
2010 – Olympic Winter Games, Whistler, B.C.: 21 (15km)
 
 World Championship Results
2017 – World Championships, Lahti, FIN: 1 (50km F Mst)
2017 – World Championships, Lahti, FIN: 6 (Team Sprint C)
2017 – World Championships, Lahti, FIN: 5 (30km Skiathlon)
2017 – World Championships, Lahti, FIN: 12 (Sprint F)
2015 – World Championships, Falun, SWE: 5 (50km F)
2015 – World Championships, Falun, SWE: 10 (4x10km Relay)
2015 – World Championships, Falun, SWE: 3 (Skiathlon) 2015 – World Championships, Falun, SWE: 2 (Sprint C)
2013 – World Championships, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 3 (Sprint C)
2013 – World Championships, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 13 (30km Skiathlon)
2013 – World Championships, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 4 (Team Sprint F)
2013 – World Championships, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 12 (4x10km Relay)
2013 – World Championships, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 28 (50km C Mst)
2011 – World Championships, Oslo, NOR: 5 (50km F Mst)
2011 – World Championships, Oslo, NOR: 1 (Team Sprint C)
2011 – World Championships, Oslo, NOR: 12 (30km M Pursuit)
2011 – World Championships, Oslo, NOR: 7 (Sprint F)
2011 – Under-23 World Championships, Oetepaa, EST: 1 (Pursuit)
2009 – World Ski Championships, Liberec, CZE: 5 (Relay 4x10km M)
2009 - World Ski Championships, Liberec, CZE: 28 (sprint 1.6km F)
2009 - World Ski Championships, Liberec, CZE: 22 (30km M Pursuit)
2009 - World Ski Championships, Liberec, CZE: 36 (15km C)
2009 – World Cup, Valdidentro, ITA: 29 (15km C)
2009 – World Cup, Valdidentro, ITA: 32 (sprint F)
2009 – U23, Praz de Lys Sommand, FRA: 5 (sprint 1.5km C)
2009 – U23, Praz de Lys Sommand, FRA: 4 (30km M Pursuit)
2008 – World Junior Championships, Malles, ITA: 9 (Team Relay)
2008 – World Junior Championships, Malles, ITA: 4 (30km)
2008 – World Junior Championships, Malles, ITA: 2 (10km)
2008 – World Junior Championships, Malles, ITA: 4 (sprint)
2007 – World Junior Championships, Tarvisio, Italy: 3 (Pursuit)
2007 – World Junior Championships, Tarvisio, Italy: 3 (10km)
2007 – World Junior Championships, Tarvisio, Italy: 16 (Sprint)

Tour de Ski/Ski Tour Canada Results
Finished Seventh Overall at 2017 Tour de Ski
2017 – Tour de Ski, Val Mustair, SUI: 6 (Sprint F)
2017 – Tour de Ski, Val Mustair, SUI: 8 (10km C Mst)
2017 – Tour de Ski, Orerstdorf, GER: 4 (20km Skiathlon)
2017 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 3 (15km F Pursuit)
2017 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 11 (10km F)
2017 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 19 (15km C Mst)
2017 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 7 (9km F Pursuit)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Gatineau, CAN: 11 (Sprint F)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Montreal, CAN: 9 (17.5km C Mst)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Quebec City, CAN: 2 (Sprint F)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Quebec City, CAN: 4 (15km F Pursuit)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Canmore, CAN: 21 (Sprint C)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Canmore, CAN: 7 (15km Skiathlon)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Canmore, CAN: 4 (15km F)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Canmore, CAN: 5 (15km C Pursuit)
Finished Fifth Overall at 2016 Ski Tour Canada
2016 – Tour de Ski, Lenzerheide, SUI: 33 (Sprint F)
2016 – Tour de Ski, Lenzerheide, SUI: 7 (30km C Mst)
2016 – Tour de Ski, Lenzerheide, SUI: 9 (10km F Pursuit)
2016 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 15 (Sprint C)
2016 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 21 (15km C Mst)
2016 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 37 (10km F)
2016 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 7 (15km C Mst)
2016 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 14 (9km F Pursuit)
2015 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 13 (4km Prologue F)
2015 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 2 (15km F)
2015 – Tour de Ski, Val Mustair, SUI: 16 (Sprint F)
2015 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 14 (10km C)
2015 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 6 (25 km F Pursuit)
2015 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 34 (15km C)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 1 (4.5km Prologue F)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 11 (Sprint F)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Cortina-Toblach, ITA: 3 (35km Pursuit F)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Lenzerheide, SUI: 40 (15km C)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Lenzerheide, SUI, 2 (Sprint F)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 5 (10km C)
2014 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: DNS
2013 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 6 (4km Prologue F)
2013 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 5 (15km C Pursuit)
2013 – Tour de Ski, Val Muestair, SUI: 12 (Sprint F)
2013 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 6 (35km F Pursuit)
2013 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 42 (5km C)
2013 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 3 (15km C Mst)
2012 – Tour de Ski: 12th (Overall)
2012 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 40 (9km Pursuit)
2012 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 2 (20km C Mst)
2012 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 9 (35km F Pursuit)
2012 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 6 (Sprint F)
2012 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 29 (5km C)
2012 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 7 (Skiathlon)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 17 (Sprint C)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 27 (15km Pursuit C)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 6 (3.75km Prologue F)
2011 – Tour de Ski: 10th (Overall)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 20 (9km Pursuit)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 5 (20km C Mst)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Cortina-Toblach, ITA: 5 (35km F Pursuit)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Toblach, ITA: 14 (Sprint F)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 15 (20km M Pursuit)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Oberstdorf, GER: 7 (Sprint C)
2011 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 9 (15km C Pursuit)
2010 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 18 (3.75km Prologue)
2010 – Tour de Ski: 22 (Overall)
2010 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 31 (10km Hill Cimb)
2010 – Tour de Ski, Val di Fiemme, ITA: 13 (20km)
2010 – Tour de Ski, Cortina-Toblach, ITA: 9 (10km)
2010 – Tour de Ski, Cortina-Toblach, ITA: 21 (35km)
2010 – Tour de Ski, Prague, CZE: 19 (Sprint)
2010 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 32 (Sprint)
2010 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 27 (15km)
2010 – Tour de Ski, Oberhof, GER: 18 (3.7km Prologue)
 
World Cup Results
2017 – World Cup Finals, Quebec City, CAN: 1 (Sprint F)
2017 – World Cup, Quebec City, CAN: 2 (15km F Pursuit)
2017 – World Cup, Ulricehamn, SWE: 3 (4x7.5km M)
2017 – World Cup, Ulricehamn, SWE: 1 (15km F)
2017 – World Cup, Toblach, ITA: 1 (Team Sprint F)
2017 – World Cup Finals, Quebec City, CAN: 4 (15km C Mst)
2017 – World Cup, Oslo, NOR: 6 (50km C Mst)
2017 – World Cup, Drammen, NOR: 8 (Sprint C)
2017 – World Cup, La Clusaz, FRA: 7 (15km F Mst)
2016 – World Cup, Lillehammer, NOR: 9 (15km C Pursuit)
2016 – World Cup, Lillehammer, NOR: 10 (10km F)
2016 – World Cup, Lillehammer, NOR: 10 (Sprint C)
2016 – World Cup, Stockholm, SWE: 7 (Sprint C)
2016 – World Cup, Nove Mesto, CZE: 7 (15km F)
2015 – World Cup, Lillehammer, NOR: 10 (15km Skiathlon)
2015 – World Cup, Ruka, FIN: 7 (15km C Pursuit)
2015 – World Cup, Ruka, FIN: 2 (10km F)
2015 – World Cup, Oestersund, SWE: 2 (Sprint C)
2015 – World Cup, Rybinsk, RUS: 9 (Skiathlon), 10 (15km F)
2015 – World Cup, Lillehammer, NOR; 10 (15km C Pursuit), 5 (Sprint F)
2015 – World Cup, Ruka, FIN: 7 (15km C)
2014 – World Cup Finals, Falun, SWE: 2 (Pursuit)
2014 – World Cup Finals, Falun, SWE: 1 (Skiathlon)
2014 – World Cup, Szkiarska Poreba, POL: 1 (Sprint F)
2013 – World Cup, Quebec City, CAN: 5 (Team Sprint F)
2013 – World Cup, Gaellivare, SWE: 5 (4x7.5km Relay)
2012 – World Cup Finals, Falun, SWE: 2 (Pursuit)
2012 – World Cup Finals, Falun, SWE: 1 (Free Prologue)
2012 – World Cup Finals, Falun, SWE: 6 (35km Mst)
2012 – World Cup, Lahti, FIN: 3 (Skiathlon)
2012 – World Cup, Rybinsk, RUS: 8 (Skiathlon)
2012 – World Cup, Rybinsk, RUS: 5 (15km F Mst)
2012 – World Cup, Moscow, RUS: 9 (Sprint F)
2012 – World Cup, Otepaa, EST: 4 (Sprint C)
2011 – World Cup, Davos, SUI: 9 (Sprint F)
2011 – World Cup, Kuusamo, FIN: 7 (15km C Pursuit)
2011 – World Cup, Sjusjoen, NOR: 5 (15km F)
2011 – World Cup, Drammen, NOR: 2 (Sprint F)
2010 – World Cup, La Clusaz, FRA: 9 (4x10km Relay)
2010 – World Cup, Kuusamo, FIN: 9 (Sprint C)
2009 – World Cup, Beitostoelen, NOR: 10 (4x Relay)
2009 - World Cup, Falun, SWE: 6 (40km M)
2009 – World Cup, Falun, SWE: 5 (15km F Handicap)
2009 - World Cup, Falun, SWE: 8 (20km M Pursuit)
2009 - World Cup, Falun, SWE: 8 (3.3km F Prologue)
2009 - World Cup, Trondheim, NOR: 3 (50km C Mst)
2009 – World Cup, Vancouver-Whistler Olympic Park, B.C.: 3 (Team Sprint F)
 
National Results
2016 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Whitehorse: 1 (10km C)
2012 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Mont Ste Anne, Que.: 1 (50km C Mst)
2012 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Mont Ste Anne, Que.: 1 (Sprint F)
2012 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Mont Ste Anne, Que.: 1 (15km F)
2009 – Haywood NorAm, Canmore Nordic Centre, AB: 3 (sprint 1.2km F)
2008 – Haywood NorAm, Thunder Bay, Ont.: 2 (30km F Mst)
2008 – Haywood NorAm, Thunder Bay, Ont.: 1 (Sprint 1.2km F)
2008 – Haywood NorAm Cup, Vernon, B.C.: 1 (20km F Mst)
2008 – Haywood NorAm Cup, Vernon, B.C.: 1 (Sprint 1.1km C)
2008 – Haywood NorAm, Duntroon, Ont.: 2 (Sprint)
2007 – Haywood NorAm, Val Cartier, Que.: 1 (10km)
2007 – Haywood NorAm, Val Cartier, Que.: 2 (Sprint)
2007 – Haywood NorAm, Canmore, Alta.: 1 (Sprint)
2007 – Haywood NorAm, Rossland, B.C.: 1 (Sprint) Junior
2007 – Haywood NorAm, Rossland, B.C.: 2 (10km) Junior
2006 – Haywood NorAm, Canmore, Alta.: 1 (15km) Junior
2007 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Mont Ste Anne, Que: 5 (Sprint)
2007 – Haywood Ski Nationals Junior Overall Champion
2007 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Mont Ste Anne, Que: 4 (15km) Senior
2007 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Mont Ste Anne, Que: 6 (10km) Senior
2006 – Hawyood NorAm, Vernon, B.C.: 1 (Pursuit) Junior

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