Enthusiastic athletes and coaches are arriving from around the world, and all eyes will be on Whistler from April 13th to 16th for the Mackenzie Investments Whistler Cup. There is nothing quite like the energy and excitement of this colourful international ski racing event, and this year, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, organizers have added an extra day of racing and an alpine team competition!
We'll be watching these top qualifiers from BC as they face formidable competition and chase down the podium!
|Nathan||Romanin||BC 1||2001||Squamish, BC||Whistler Mountain Ski Club|
|Heiko||Ihns||BC 1||2002||Castlegar, BC||Red Mountain Racers|
|Kieran||Harley||BC 1||2001||Whistler, BC||Whistler Mountain Ski Club|
|Isaac||Athans||BC 2||2002||Kelowna, BC||Apex Ski Club|
|Phillip||Mooder||BC 2||2001||North Vancouver, BC||Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club|
|Beckett||Hooton||BC 2||2001||Heffley Creek, BC||Sun Peaks Alpine Club|
|Maja||Woolley||BC 1||2001||Squamish, BC||Whistler Mountain Ski Club|
|Charlize||Street||BC 1||2001||Fernie, BC||Fernie Alpine Ski Team|
|Julia||Ross||BC 1||2001||Vancouver, BC||Whistler Mountain Ski Club|
|Lauren||Koper||BC 2||2002||Calgary, AB||Black Dogs|
|Alexandra||Chartrand||BC 2||2002||Quebec||Whistler Mountain Ski Club|
|Una||Brudar||BC 2||2002||Vancouver, BC||Whistler Mountain Ski Club|
Today Alpine Canada announced nine boys and nine girls from across the country who have been named to Whistler Cup Team Canada. They were selected using criteria from three different events: U16 National Championships, Eastern Can-Ams and Teck U14/16 Westerns.
Representing BC on Team Canada is Vernon Ski Club's Gerrit Van Soest from Coldstream, BC!
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