LAKE LOUISE, ALBERTA – University of Alaska Anchorage freshman Georgia Burgess earned a podium finish after placing third at the FIS Nor-Am Downhill at Lake Louise, Alberta Dec. 5th.

Burgess finished in a time of 1:21.57, 1.39 seconds behind race winner Roni Remme. The result is the best finish for Burgess in a Nor-Am speed event.

"This is a great start to the year for Georgia," said head coach Sparky Anderson. "Georgia is a talented speed skier and it's not surprising to me to see her show up on the steps." 

The Seawolves move into competition with other top NCAA college athletes at the Panorama FIS Nor-Am tech races Dec 12-18.