Robbie Dixon

Robert ( " Robbie" ) Dixon ( born January 4, 1985 in North Vancouver ) is a Canadian alpine skier. His strongest disciplines are the downhill and super- G, but he also starts in the giant slalom and super combined.


Dixon played his first FIS race in December 2000. Was followed by five seasons with numerous applications in national championships, in Nor- Am Cup and the European Cup, until he was inducted into the Canadian national team in 2005. In the 2005/06 season he was fifth in the Nor -Am overall and second in the super-G standings.

On 26 November 2006 Dixon won his first race in the World Cup and was 46th in the Super G in Lake Louise. His first World Cup points he won on January 18, 2008, when he on the Streif in Kitzbühel competition with the start number 43 surprised at the Super -G and drove in 6th place. His first best World Cup result he achieved on 2 March 2008 as the fourth in the departure of Kvitfjell. Also in the next two years he went several times in the top ten. The season 2009/10 he had to interrupt the year because of a head injury. He then took part in this winter only to the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, where he was 24th in the giant slalom, but was eliminated in downhill and super -G. At the World Cup in the previous year he had occupied 20th place in the Super G and rank 21 in the giant slalom.

The 2010/11 season was for Dixon end of December to the end. After a fall in the downhill in Bormio, he participated in any races in the rest of the winter. At the beginning of the next winter he equaled 3 December 2011 with fourth place in the Super G in Beaver Creek his best World Cup result. In the rest of the season 2011/12 he went, however, just one more time into the top 20 The 2012/13 season had to end early Dixon again. Even before his first World Cup start, he came in mid-November at a FIS run in Copper Mountain hard to fall, where he suffered fractures of the right tibia and fibula.


Olympic games

  • Vancouver 2010: 24 Giant Slalom

World Championships

  • Val d'Isere 2009: 20 Super -G, Giant Slalom 21

World Cup

  • 4 placings in the top five

Nor- Am Cup

  • Season 2005/ 06: 5th overall, 2nd Super-G standings, 6 departure rating
  • Season 2008/ 09: 5 giant slalom rating
  • 2013/14 season 9 departure rating
  • 7 podiums, including 4 victories

Junior World Championships

  • Bardonecchia 2005: 30 Downhill, 41 Super -G

Other successes