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PARA-ALPINE ATHLETES NOMINATED TO CANADIAN PARALYMPIC TEAM FOR PYEONGCHANG 2018

CALGARY (February 16, 2018) – Twelve para-alpine ski racers will kick out of the start gate for Canada at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, Alpine Canada Alpin announced on Friday. Seven men and five women have been formally nominated for selection to compete in South Korea as part of the Canadian Paralympic Team. The…

BC Winter Games

Alpine skiing developed from the sport of cross country skiing in the European Alps over 150 years ago.  Using a fixed heel binding to descend a mountain slope, alpine ski racers compete against the clock where the fastest time wins.  Racing courses are made more difficult with the addition of gates to mark the route…

U12′s Rock Enchanted Forest

U12’s competed in the Whistler Blackcomb Enchanted Forest Super Combined on February 10 and 11th. The weekend consisted of three races: a one run Super G on Saturday and two slalom runs on Sunday, counting the best run from Sunday in the overall results. The kids were up against hard and icy conditions that required…

U16s Take on Speed in Kimberley

The second Teck Open U16 race of the season was a speed event at Kimberley Alpine Resort.  After travel to Kimberley by plane (for many lucky racers) or bus, two days of speed camp were hosted by the Dreadnaught Ski Racing club on Saturday and Sunday, February 3rd and 4th. Monday and Tuesday (February 4th…

50th ANNIVERSARY LOGO CONTEST!

The 2018-2019 ski season (next season) is the 50th anniversary of  WMSC. We need a logo that reflect this amazing anniversary. It has to be at most 2 colours, and easily reproduced as a patch, on a banner or on a tshirt. Using the current circle logo is encouraged but not required. Due date for all entries:…

39th Parsons’ Memorial Super G  February 15 -18

Thank you to those that have already volunteered for this historic race!  All our racers have had a taste for speed in Kimberley and now it’s time to host a speed race on home ground!  As a reminder, the WMSC U16s are the hosts for this historic race series, named after the late Bob Parsons…

Race Report from the FIS Dreadnaught Speed Series at Kimberley

8 WMSC FIS athletes traveled to Kimberley, BC to compete at last week’s Dreadnaught Speed Series.  4 kids on the roster were 1st-years running their inaugural downhill, and coaches Conrad Pridy and Shannon Smith reported that the trip was excellent! “There’s something magical about Downhill, “ says Conrad.   “After the first day of the…

U16 SPEED CAMP RECAP

The WMSC U16s, joined by 14 racers from Grouse Tyee, were scheduled to have a Speed Camp this past weekend, January 26-28. Of course this meant that there would be snow … so much snow. A big thanks to Rob Boyd and all the coaches for their valiant efforts to pull off some training despite…

AUDI 2018 CANADIAN SKI RACING AWARDS

Calgary, Alta. (February 1, 2018) – Alpine Canada is pleased to announce the return of the Audi 2018 Canadian Ski Racing Awards, presented by Helly Hansen.  The annual awards celebrate and recognize outstanding performances and contributions to skiing and ski racing in Canada. Athletes are the cornerstone of success at Alpine Canada. Their dedication, perseverance…

Descente Uniform Orders for 2018-2019

Feb. 17 is the DEADLINE for all orders for the 2018-2019 season.Samples for sizing will be at the club Feb. 10-11th from 2-4 pm, the style and colors remain unchanged. Come check out the new Fend Rain Jacket for Adults! Order delivery is late November – payment is due upon pick-up. WMSC order sheet 2018

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