OTTAWA, March 10, 2012 /CNW/ - On behalf of all Canadians, I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Nik Zoricic who died today as a result of injuries sustained in a World Cup skicross race in Grindelwald, Switzerland.
"Canada has lost a talented and dedicated young athlete who competed proudly for Canada on the World Cup skicross circuit. My deepest condolences to Nik's family in Collingwood, Ontario as well as his coaches, teammates and fellow competitors. The world of skicross has lost an exceptional athlete."
"The country mourns the loss of this young Canadian skier whose dedication to his sport will serve as an inspiration to others."
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Jenny Van Alstyne
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Office of the Honourable Bal Gosal, P.C., M.P.
Minister of State (Sport)