Philippe Marquis is originally from Quebec City where he started skiing at the young age of two. Thanks to his parents’ cabin in front of Stoneham Ski Resort and the support of his big brother Vincent, Phil developed a strong passion for freestyle skiing. Over the years, he became one of the very best mogul skiers in the world and a chief rival of Canadian freestyle skier Mikaël Kingsbury. The two shared the dual moguls podium at the 2015 International Ski Federation (FIS) World Championships, along with teammate Marc-Antoine Gagnon, during what was the first-ever sweep by a Canadian trio in the history of the sport.
Phil is a fierce competitor with a positive outlook, two personality traits that helped him make his way to finals in the 2018 Olympic Games despite a torn ACL. His emotional journey to the Olympics captured Canadians’ hearts from coast-to-coast. Phil’s lovable personality has made him a natural on camera but has also proved useful as one of the veterans of the Canadian team over the past 12 years.