Alpine Canada | Meet The Athlete - Marielle Thompson

By: StingrayWed, 12/13/2017

We’re beyond ecstatic to be Alpine’s Canada Music Partner. In this exclusive profile series, eight Alpine Canada athletes will share their go-to tracks and overall music preferences. You’ll find inspiration to soundtrack your life like a champion, even if you’ve never ridden down a slope!

Q&A session with Marielle Thompson


What songs do you listen to get pumped up to win?


If there was a song about your life, what would it be called? Who would sing it (dead or alive!)?


What is your go-to song while traveling?  

Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran

What is your go-to karaoke song?

“Stitches” by Shawn Mendes

What is your favorite music video?

Thriller” by Michael Jackson

Where is your favorite place to listen to music?

I like to listen to music at the gym while I’m working out and whenever I’m in the car. I love to sing-along when I’m in the car!

Which musician do you most admire?

Ed Sheeran. He’s creative with his music and he’s a super talented performer. I saw him in concert and all he had on stage was his guitar and loop machine. It was amazing!

What is your favorite Stingray Vibe? (on the Stingray Music mobile app)

“Live From the Shower”

If you could only listen to 5 songs for the rest of your life, what would they be?

  • “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” by Marvin Gaye
  • “Coal Miner’s Daughter” by Loretta Lynn
  • “Fancy” by Bobbie Gentry
  • “Someone Like You” by Adele
  • “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” by The Rolling Stones


In case you missed it!

Check out our Q&As with Erik Reid, Mikaela Tommy, and Erin Mielzynski 


Alpine Canada is the national governing body for alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing in Canada. With the support of valued corporate partners along with the Government of Canada, Own the Podium and the Canadian Olympic Committee, Alpine Canada develops Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship and World Cup medalists to stimulate visibility, inspiration and growth in the ski community.

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