Alpine Canada have extended an agreement with Helly Hansen ©Alpine Canada

Alpine Canada have extended their partnership with skiwear manufacturer Helly Hansen for a further four-years.

The agreement will see Helly Hansen provide kit to athletes, coaches and staff until the end of the 2022-2023 winter season.

This will cover the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, as well as Alpine Canada's 100th anniversary next year.

Alpine Canada originally partnered with Helly Hansen four years ago.

Vania Grandi, President and chief executive of Alpine Canada, welcomed the extended agreement.

"Alpine Canada appreciates the tremendous support Helly Hansen brings to our athletes and our programme,” Grandi said.

"This is an exciting time for ACA as we embark on the new Olympic and Paralympic quadrennial, and get set to celebrate the rich, 100-year history of ski racing in Canada.

"We’re proud to continue to partner with Helly Hansen and showcase their brand and apparel around the world with our alpine and Para-alpine teams through 2023."

Erik Guay triumphed in the men's Super-G at the 2017 World Alpine Skiing Championships ©Getty Images
Erik Guay triumphed in the men's Super-G at the 2017 World Alpine Skiing Championships ©Getty Images

Alpine Canada will continue to work with the manufacturer to select and provide input on team kit.

This will include helping to produce next-generation designs, race-winning technologies and fan friendly collections, the national governing body claim.

The company have been credited with helping Canadian athlete achieve podium finishes at major events, including Erik Guay’s Super-G gold at the 2017 World Ski Championships in St Moritz.

"Alpine Canada athletes and Helly Hansen have both greatly benefitted through this relationship," said Paul Stoneham, Helly Hansen chief executive.

"Ski team athletes have contributed to our product development and the advanced apparel designs have led to better performance on the course.

"We look forward another 4 years working with Alpine Canada athletes, staff and coaches."

A Helly Hansen Alpine Canada-branded retail collection is available every season.

The proceeds are claimed to benefit the Alpine Canada and its athletes.