January 16, 2018

NYE Time Trial Results

Rank Name Time
1 Gareth 15:12.1
2 Michael 15:25.9
3 Tallon 15:32.6
4 David 15:34.8
5 Greg 15:39.7
6 Ian 16:00.3
7 Alex 16:03.4
8 Fran 16:53.4
9 Grayson 18:11.1

Team Van Departure for Sat. Race

Departing Coach Brent’s house at 6:45 am (1902 Abbott St.)

Departing the “Ski House” (Pinehurst Cres. and Clifton Ave) at 7:00 am

Questions?  Call Coach Brent 250 864-2303

Salmon Arm Race Wax Toko Red LF and Information

Hello Ski Fans,

Based on the Weather forecast it looks like Toko Red LF or Swix LF6 are the glide waxes of choice. Classic Skis should also have Base Binder applied thinly.

Larch Hills Weather Link 

The Revised Race notice can be found Here!

Our Race Day Plan can be found under the Events Tab and Here

Those trying out for BCWGs please Remember that every second counts on Saturday.

Here is a Rossland Pursuit Video.

Here is a Video of the Vernon Noram Sprint Heats. A little out of order but you can see the tactics.

See You Soon!



Reminder Race Entry Deadline – OK Cup

Just a quick reminder that the race entry deadline for the Okanagan Cup at Larch Hills (Salmon Arm) is tonight at midnight. The race is scheduled for this Saturday, December 30th.  Please note this is the Okanagan Zone qualifying race for the BC Winter Games for Years of Birth 2003 and 2004.

Here is the link to the on-line registration: https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=16907&lan=1&cartlevel=1


Whistler BC Cup #1 – Volunteer sign up sheet

Whistler BC Cup #1 – Volunteer sign up sheet

Jan 6-7

Here is the sign up sheet to volunteer for BC Cup #1 at the Whistler Olympic Park Callaghan Valley ski trails.

If possible try to get a ski in on Friday afternoon to learn the trails for your races.

Saturday is a individual classic ski race 11am start

Sunday is a mass start skate race 10am start

Race notice is here

Boxing Day Burn

Happy Holidays!  Enjoy Christmas Day.  Indulge all you want because on Boxing Day, we will burn it all off!

Dec 26th @ 10 am.  Skate ski with teammates and family members, followed by a big bon fire at noon.  Bring something to roast (wieners, marshmallows).



Important Fundraiser (tax deductible)

We have a wonderful fundraising opportunity with the Canadian Olympic Foundation.  All donations are tax deductible PLUS there are anonymous donors who will top up funds that we raise for our team.  If, for example, we raise $6000, a generous donor group has pledged to match that amount!  All donations directly support our Team Telemark Racers (i.e. program development, coaching, infrastructure).

Click here to donate


Deadline: January 31st

Questions?  Contact Coach Brent brent_hobbs@telus.net


BC Winter Games Trials

Hello Ski Fans,

If you live in the Okanagan and you were born in 2003 or 2004, your chance to qualify for the 2018 BC Winter Games is during the Teck Okanagan Cup #1 & BC Winter Games Trials (Zone 2 – Thompson/Okanagan)  in Salmon Arm on Saturday, December 30, 2017

Technique: Classic Technique
Formats: interval Start/Mass Start
All information, including race notice is here: https://skilarchhills.ca/teck-okanagan-cup-1-2017/
Registration: Online only at: https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=16907&lan=1&cartlevel=1
Registration Deadline: December 27, 2017 at midnight (absolutely no exceptions)
BCWG Zone Representative: Kerry Haaheim, Kelowna.  Ph: (778) 581-5952; Email: kerrygroup6@gmail.com