01/16/2014 09:25 EST | Updated 03/18/2014 05:59 EDT

Canada names 3 to Olympic women's alpine ski team

The Canadian alpine ski team revealed the names of three athletes that will compete in the women's events at the Sochi Olympics at a press conference in Quebec City on Thursday.

Marie-Michele Gagnon of Lac-Etchemin, Que., LarisaYurkiw of Owen Sound, Ont., and Brittany Phelan of Mont Tremblant, Que. will navigate the Russian slopes in search of an Olympic podium result.

They join Erik Guay of Mont Tremblant, Que., Jan Hudec of Calgary, and Manny Osborne-Paradis of North Vancouver, who were named to the men's team last week.