September 25, 2018

Volunteers for Sun Rype Marathon

Hi skiers. We have a fundraising opportunity at the Sun Rype Marathon on Oct 7th.  Please sign up for an aid station, or other duty here . Val and Sean would appreciate a complete sign up list by October 1st.

Registration, Party, Annual Meeting Oct 2nd.

Parents and Athletes. Please note that we will be hosting our annual Season Registration/Parent Meeting on Tuesday October 2nd from 5-7 pm at the Paddling Centre on Abbott St. While the parents attend to Race Team business, the kids will be cross-training on Stand Up Paddle Boards. This will be a Pot Luck as well. Details to follow.

Volunteer Appreciation Party

Hello Team Telemark. On behalf of the Apple Triathlon Society, I would like to thank you for your outstanding volunteer contributions in support of the Apple Triathlon this weekend. In recognition of your contribution, the Apple is hosting a Volunteer Appreciation Party tomorrow (Monday Aug 2oth) at the Laurel Packing House (6:30 pm).  There will be food and drink and some great volunteer swag to give away.

Although the athletes did not get to race, the event organizers were really impressed with your contribution to the event. Kudos to Sean and Valentina for organizing our Telemark crew and to our athletes, coaches and parents who supported the event.

Tree Planting May 26/27th

Please sign up for tree planting shifts scheduled for next weekend. Click

Directions to Jack Pine road cutblock to follow. This is a great way to give back to your Planet and your Team.  It is also great job experience for our athletes.


National Awards for Team Telemark Racing!

Cross Country Canada’s Club Podium program is a National Racing Club Ranking system designed to recognize and promote club successes in High Performance development. Telemark earned the following awards in the Large team category for the 2017-18 season:

Highest Growth in Athletic Participation (1st place)

Progression in Athletic Performance (1st place)

Most Improved Club (2nd place)

Congratulations athletes, coaches, parent volunteers and sponsors!






Ogopogo Youth Triathlon Club

Hello skiers.  The Ogopogo Youth Triathlon Club is taking registration (deadline April 30th). You will recognize many of our athletes and coaches.  Here is the link to the Tri Club.  Sampling multiple sports at a young age is highly recommended in the Cross Country Ski Long Term Athlete Development model.  Questions?  Contact Coach Brent 

Team Photo on Saturday

Coaches and athletes: Please wear your Team Telemark colors for the team photo tomorrow. We will have extra jackets on hand for those who do not have one.

Important “Party” Messages

  1. Telemark Nordic Volunteer Party

Telemark Nordic is hosting a volunteer appreciation party on Wednesday April 4th at the West Kelowna Yacht Club.  If you volunteered as a coach or at a Telemark event (e.g. Loppet, BC Champs), you should have received an invitation. Details here.  If you did not receive an invitation, contact Coach Brent.

2. Race Team Windup Party

The Telemark windup party is Saturday April 7.  There will be a spring skiing activity at 4pm followed by a potluck dinner at 6:15pm.  Please sign up and bring a dish to share (click here).  Be sure to bring serving utensils for your dish as well as plates, bowls, cutlery and beverages for your family.