The field of 40 racers from nine countries pulled out their fastest ski wax for a final chance to take home FIS World Cup gold. On the men's side Italian world-record holder Simone Origone finished in 3rd place with a speed 138.01km/hr, followed by Swiss veteran Philippe May with a speed of 138.36 km/hr However, local Sun Peaks speed skier Kenny Dale stunned the field and took home the first-ever FIS World Cup Speed Skiing victory for a Canadian in the history of the sport, clocking a speed of 138.64km/h to take gold. On the women's side, another Sun Peaks local, Teria Davies, narrowly missed her first World Cup victory by a mere .19 of a kilometre, grabbing a sliver medal with a speed of 136.24 km/hr.