Coast Cup Action: Racing at Home

It's nice to be home!

The boys got to race on home turf this weekend, in a Coast Cup at Whistler Olympic Park.  The event had record numbers of participants and most of the CVTC boys toed the line in the junior or open category.

Sebastien Dandurand won the Junior Men category, while Thomson D'Hont won the Open Men.  The top CVTC racer in Open Men was Yannick Lapierre in 2nd.

Full results: http://zone4.ca/results.asp?ID=5306&cat=all

Dandurand Video Report

A little snippet of the team's activities over the past few weeks.

Racing Round-up: Teck BC Cup

The team had a nice weekend of racing back in British Columbia this weekend - taking on the familiar stomping grounds of the Teck BC Cup series.  This weekends' event was hosted by the Telemark Cross Country Ski Club in Kelowna, BC.  The temperatures were unlike the Okanagan and quite chilly, but the event was well attended and it was particulary great to see the large number of young kids participating.

And That's a Wrap, Thunder Bay

Today was the final day of racing at the U23 and Junior World Championships trials in Thunder Bay, and it got off to an early start.  Toing the start line at 9:00 am, the CVTC Team had some excellent results in the free technique individual start event.

Strong Sprinting by CVTC at World Championship Trials

The Callaghan Valley Training Centre came out swinging in the Saturday sprints at U23 and Junior World Championship Trials.  The team placed three men in the top-10 of the junior event and qualified eight of nine athletes into the heats.

Race Report: U23 and Junior World Championship Selection Races

The selection for the U23 and Junior World Championships started today in Thunder Bay.  Lappe Nordic hosted the chilly first race: 30 km Skiathlon for Senior Men and 20 km Skiathlon for Junior Men.

Swatting the Bug... and Recovery

By: Paul Dupuis

A comedic and informative tale of health strategies used by CVTC.

Christmas Q&A with Stefan Sander-Green

Were the first NorAms what you were expecting?

I don’t think you can ever really be 100% ready for the first races. No matter how much intensity you do, it’s always a shock to really get out there and race. Going into the first NorAms it’s always exciting to see how much your summer training is going to pay off and how you compare with the other athletes from across the country. Over all it felt like I was in good shape and it was a lot of fun to be out there, so I think that’s a good thing.

National Ski Championships Coming to Whistler Olympic Park

Whistler, BC- From March 15-30 of 2013 Whistler Olympic Park will host the “Sea to Sky Nordic Festival,” a ski event that will exceed the size and scope of the nordic events of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The Festival is comprised of the National Ski Championships in the four nordic disciplines of cross-country, biathlon, ski jumping and nordic combined and will welcome hundreds of athletes to the Sea to Sky community.
 

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