Silver Star Mountain is hosting Disabled Skiing BC's Western Canadian Para Alpine Championships, in collaboration with the Vernon Ski Club and Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports. The event is being held as part of the Building Our Best series which is an adaptive skiing development race program.
Description of events
Building Our Best Camps: DSABC’s “BOB” Camps and Recreational Race Series provide an opportunity for athletes with physical and cognitive impairments to take their skiing to the next level through the introduction of ski racing and advanced skiing techniques.
Participants will work with professional coaches to develop their skills and have the opportunity to participate in races. Club coaches and instructors will have the opportunity to work alongside elite level adaptive coaches.
Registration info: Open to Disabled Skiers of BC (DSABC) members only. MUST be able to ski blue runs and load lifts without assistance and have own ski equipment including helmets. This is NOT a learn to ski program.
Cost: Free. Registration required at http://www.disabledskiingbc.com/itoolkit.asp?pg=BUILDING_OUR_BEST_EV
Western Canadian Para Alpine Championships
Saturday, March 2, 2013 – GS on Big Dipper
Sunday, March 3, 2013 – SL on Lower Walt’s Run and Big Dipper
Races run in the morning only
Cost: $40/racer/day plus lift ticket.
Open to CADS members. Pre-registration required.
Volunteers always welcome.
Contact person: Fannie Smith. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone number: 604.333.3630 x 202