Jesse Cockney

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Date of Birth: July 26, 1989
Place of Birth: Yellowknife, N.W.T.
Hometown: Canmore, Alberta
Club: Foothills Nordic Ski Club
Coach: Ivan Babikov, Louis Bouchard
Wax Technician: Joel Jaques
Years on Senior Team: 10
Years on Junior Team: 2
Career Highlights


Website: www.jesscockney.blogspot.com
Personal Sponsors:
E.Grubens Transport, Nuna Logistics, McElhanney Engineering & Dr. Suzanne Perkins

Equipment:
Skis: Fischer
Poles: Swix
Boots/Bindings: Alpina/Rottefella

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Background

National Ski Team Background
Jesse accomplished his Olympic dream in 2014 after earning a spot to represent Canada at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Now competing in his 10th season on Canada’s senior squad, Jesse first proved can contend with some of the best in the world with a handful of top-10 finishes on the World Cup throughout his career. He took advantage of the hometown crowd once again last year when he sprinted to 10th place for the second time at a World Cup in Quebec City.

 Jesse enjoyed an impressive junior career capped off with three gold medals at the Canada Winter Games in addition to finishing sixth in the classic-sprint race at the Under-23 World Championships in 2011.
 
Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing
Jesse started skiing at an early age with his family in Yellowknife, N.W.T. Temperatures of -30 C didn’t really make for an overly enjoyable first few years of skiing, but thankfully his parents were persistent and kept him in the sport when he moved to Canmore at seven years old. Growing up with the sport in Canmore, Jesse developed through the system from Jackrabbit, to Racing Rabbit, to the Banff Ski Runners. Jesse credits a tight-knit group of friends and support group that keep him motivated to aim high. This will be his fourth season training and racing full time with the Alberta World Cup Academy
 
Personal
Jesse is proud of his aboriginal heritage as an Inuvialuit, and has a personal goal to be a positive role model for youth growing up in the North, and on reserves across the country.

Notable Results

Career Highlights
2017 – World Cup, Quebec City, CAN: 10 (Sprint F)
2017 – World Cup, Pyeongchang, KOR: 13 (Team Sprint F), 10 (Sprint C)
2017 – USA National Championships, Soldier Hollow, USA: 3 (Sprint C)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Quebec City, CAN: 10 (Sprint F)
2015 – World Championships, Falun, SWE: 13 (Team Sprint F)
2015 – World Cup, Otepaa, EST: 8 (Team Sprint F)
2015 – World Cup, Davos, SUI: 29 (Sprint F)
Represented Canada at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games
2013 – World Cup, Canmore, Alta.: 9 (Sprint F)
Eight-time medallist on 2013 Haywood NorAm Circuit
2011 – U23 World Championships, Otepaa, Estonia: 6 (Sprint C)
2011 – Canada Winter Games, Halifax: 1 (15km C)
2011 – Canada Winter Games, Halifax: 1 (Sprint F)
2011 – Canada Winter Games, Halifax: 1 (4x5km Relay)
2009 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Duntroon, Ont. 1 (30km F)
2009 – OPA Tour: 3 (Sprint F)

Full Results

Olympic Results
2014 – Olympic Winter Games, Sochi, RUS: 56 (50km C)
2014 – Olympic Winter Games, Sochi, RUS: 12 (4x10km Relay)
2014 – Olympic Winter Games, Sochi, RUS: 53 (Sprint F)
 
World Championship Results
2017 – World Championships, Lahti, FIN: 65 (15km C), 47 (Sprint F)
2015 – World Championships, Falun, SWE: 57 (15km F)
2015 – World Championships, Falun, SWE: 13 (Team Sprint F)
2015 – World Championships, Falun, SWE: 49 (Sprint C)
2012 – Under-23 World Championships, Erzurum, TUR: 29 (Skiathlon)
2012 – Under-23 World Championships, Erzurum, TUR: 47 (15km C)
2012 – Under-23 World Championships, Erzurum, TUR: 39 (Sprint F)
2011 – Under-23 World Championships, Otepaa, EST: 6 (sprint classic)
2011 – Under-23 World Championships, Otepaa, EST: 27 (15km free)
 
Ski Tour Canada Results
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Gatineau, CAN: 53 (Sprint F)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Montreal, CAN: 66 (17.5km C Mst)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Quebec City, CAN: 10 (Sprint F)
2016 – Ski Tour Canada, Quebec City, CAN: 69 (15km F Pursuit)
 
World Cup Results
2017 – World Cup, Quebec City, CAN: 10 (Sprint F)
2017 – World Cup, Pyeongchang, KOR: 13 (Team Sprint F), 10 (Sprint C)
2016 – World Cup, Planica, SLO: 22 (Team Sprint F)
2015 – World Cup, Otepaa, EST: 8 (Team Sprint F)
2015 – World Cup, Davos, SUI: 29 (Sprint F)
2015 – World Cup, Davos, SUI: 37 (Sprint F)
2015 – World Cup, Lillehammer, NOR: 34 (Sprint F)
2013 – Word Cup, Canmore, CAN: 9 (Sprint F)
2013 – World Cup, Quebec City, CAN: 32 (Sprint F)
 
National Results
2017 – Haywood NorAm, Whistler, B.C.: 2 (15km C), 1 (Sprint F)
2016 – Haywood NorAm, Prince George, B.C.: 2 (20km C Mst)
2016 – Haywood NorAm, Nakkertok, Ont., 3 (Sprint F)
2015 – Haywood NorAM, Duntroon, Ont.: 1 (Sprint C)
2014 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Corner Booke, Nfld.: 1 (10km C)
2014 – Haywood NorAm, Canmore, Alta.: 2 (Skiathlon); 1 (Sprint F); 2 (Sprint F)
2013 – Haywood NorAm, Grande Prairie, Alta.: 2 (30km F Pursuit)
2013 – Haywood NorAm, Grande Prairie, Alta.: 3 (15km C)
2013 – Haywood NorAm, Grande Prairie, Alta.: 1 (Sprint F)
2013 – Haywood NorAm, Nakkertok, Ont.: 1 (30km C Pursuit)
2013 – Haywood NorAm, Nakkertok, Ont.: 3 (15km F)
2013 – Haywood NorAm, Duntroon, Ont.: 2 (Sprint C)
2013 – Haywood NorAm, Thunder Bay, Ont.: 3 (Sprint C)
2013 – Haywood NorAm, Canmore, Alta.: 2 (15km C)
2012 – Haywood NorAm, Ottawa: 1 (Sprint F)
2012 – Haywood NorAm, Canmore, Alta.: 1 (Sprint F)
2012 – Haywood NorAm, Whistler, B.C.: 3 (Sprint F)
2011 – Haywood NorAm, Rossland, B.C.: 1 (Sprint F)
2011 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Canmore, Alta.: 4 (Sprint C)
2011 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Canmore, Alta.: 6 (15km C)
2011 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Canmore, Alta.: 6 (10km F)
2011 – Haywood NorAm, Cantley, Que.: 5 (Overall Mini-Tour)
2011 – Haywood NorAm, Cantley, Que.:  1 (Sprint F)
2011 – Haywood NorAm, Thunder Bay, Ont.: 3 (Sprint C)
2009 – Haywood Ski Nationals, Duntroon, Ont. 1 (30km F)

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