Telemark Nordic Club to Host 2019 Cross Country Ski Western Canadian Championships

    May 30, 2018

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    Press Release
     
    Telemark Nordic Club to Host 2019 Cross Country Ski Western Canadian Championships

    June 1st, 2019

    West Kelowna, BC — Telemark Nordic Club in West Kelowna, BC is proud to have been awarded the privilege of hosting the 2019 Western Canadian Ski Championships February 8-10, 2019. Given Telemark’s central location it is anticipated that we will play host to over 500 of the most competitive cross country skiers, and their coaches, from Canada and the Western United States. This FIS and CCC sanctioned event will be held over three action packed days of racing and consist of three race events:

    Friday: Sprints (Free Technique)
    Saturday: Mass Start (Classic Technique)
    Sunday: Relay (3 person, Classic Technique)

    Kelowna and West Kelowna are located in the beautiful Okanagan valley and we invite athletes, coaches and their families to explore our cities and experience our world class hospitality. Teams are advised to book accommodations soon by visiting our web page http://westerns2019.ca/logistics/ as the block of rooms, with special negotiated event rates, are expected to fill up quickly.

    CCC is the governing body of cross-country skiing in Canada, which is the nation’s optimal winter sport and recreational activity with more than one million Canadians participating annually. Its 60,000 members include athletes, coaches, officials and skiers of all ages and abilities, including those on Canada’s National Ski Teams and Para-Nordic Ski Teams. With the support of its valued corporate partners – Haywood Securities Inc., AltaGas, Mackenzie Investments, Swix and Lanctôt Sports– along with the Government of Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Own the Podium and B2Ten, CCC develops Olympic, Paralympic and world champions. For more information on CCC, please visit us at www.cccski.com.

    Discover cross country skiing and snowshoeing at Telemark Nordic Club. With over 50 km of professionally groomed cross country ski trails for skate and classic skiing, there is terrain for both beginner and experienced skiers.  Several of the trails are lit for night skiing. Additionally, there is over 60 km of stunning snowshoe trails through quiet, pristine ponderosa and cedar forests with breath-taking views across the Okanagan Valley.

    For more information visit westerns2019.ca or contact the Event Chair Barry Allen 250-575-6163.  Please subscribe to the Westerns 2019 mail list at http://westerns2019.ca/contact-us/.

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