July 23, 2018

Accommodations Needed for Hannah Mehain

Hello Parents and Skiers,

One of our skiers with Team Telemark, who will be going to UBCO this fall, is in need of accommodation for the upcoming season.

Our teammate, Hannah Mehain, is looking for affordable options to attend University and Continue ski racing at a high level; Billeting or Reasonable Rent.

Anyone who requires a roommate (BTW she can help with all subjects, including high level Maths) should connect with Hannah ASAP.

Please contact Hannah ASAP 2505037661

Van Departures for Telemark Haig 2 Trip

Hello Ski Fans,

The Van will depart for our Haig Trip on Monday July 23rd from 1505 Pinehurst Crescent at 9:20 am.

Also, Departing from Adam’s at 8:50 am.


Adam Elliot

Apple Triathlon Fundraiser–Volunteers Wanted

Hi Team.  We have a golden opportunity to raise $2500 for our Race Team by providing volunteers for the Apple Triathlon. We need a parent volunteer to coordinate 30 Telemark athlete/parent volunteers for the weekend. The general itinerary is as follows:

Friday Venue Set Up August 17th (2 shifts to choose from)

  • 0800-1200   Set Up
  • 1200-1600    Set Up

Saturday Youth Triathlons August 18th (various positions required between 0700-1200)

  • Bike Marshall (for parents)
  • Run Aid Station or Run Course Marshall

Sunday Main Event and Tear Down August 19th (various positions)

  • Bike Marshall (for parents)
  • Run Aid Station or Run Course Marshall
  • Tear Down 1200-1700).  This is where we are needed most.

We need a parent volunteer to coordinate this work. It is pretty straight forward (compile a list, contact numbers, T-shirt sizes for the volunteers and making sure we fulfill our commitments to qualify for the $2500 donation.  Please contact Brent Hobbs (250) 864-2303 if interested.

David Walker selected for FIS 2019 World University Games

David Walker selected for FIS 2019 World University Games

Long time Team Telemark member David Walker will be representing Canada at the World University Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia in March of 2019.  Canadian skiers, attending full time university study, qualified for the games during the 2017-2018 season.  David was 2nd overall in the distance points list.

David is leaving Kelowna in the fall to continue his studies at U Vic.  While Victoria isn’t blessed with great skiing we are sure David will keep himself in great shape for the games!

More information on Canada’s team can be found here

Change of Training Date; Tomorrow Friday July 6th

Hello Ski Fans,

I changed the day of the Gellatly Nut Farm to Crystal Classic Roller Ski to tomorrow morning at 8 am to try to increase attendance numbers. Many are away and more are going away this weekend.


Adam Elliot

Call for Interest – International Children’s Winter Games Lake Placid 2019

Hello Parents,

I am putting out this post as a ‘call of interst’ to see who might be interested in attending the 2019 ICWG in Lake Placid.  This is a multi-sport winter games and is much a cultural experiences as a competetive race experience.  To find out more about what the ICWG is please go to https://www.lakeplacid2019.com/who-we-are/

The city of Kelowna team can accommodate 2 cross country skiers this year;  one boy and one girl aged 12 (as of January 1st, 2019)  to 15 (as of  Dec 31st ,2019). One coach will also be required and that is TBD.

The event is scheduled for January 6th to 11th.   Here is a link to the cross country technical package to see complete event information including the dates and race events.


If there is sufficient interest and we need to make a selection we will follow the selection procedure similar to the one we utilized back in 2016 when a group of Team Telemark skiers attended the ICWG in Innsbruck.  Please contact Ross McKinnon if you are wondering about what that experience was like as he was the coach and his son Grayson attended.

If you and/or your child are interested please let me know ASAP. Email me at jilljames@shaw.ca



18-19 CCC Coaching Licence Renewal – Free to coaches

Registration for the 2018-19 CCC Coaching License is open


All coaches coaching for more than 7 hours/year need to sign up for the CCC Coaching License before starting to coach after July 1st 2018. On July 1st 2018, the CCC Coaching License will be necessary to continue benefiting from CCC’s liability insurance coverage along other benefits.



L2C Testing Results

Hello Ski Fans,
The results of our 3000 m run and our two strength test are below.