FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
3 January 2013
Whistler: The Whistler Nordics will host the 2nd Coast Cup Race in the Teck Coast Cup Regional Series event at Whistler Olympic Park on Saturday January 19th, 2013. January’s race will be Classic Technique and is a fun inclusive event for cross-country skiers if all ages; courses and distances have been chosen for each category and there are courses for standing and sitting adaptive skiers.
This year sees a new Club Aggregate Award which will generate some healthy competition amongst the Coast Region Clubs! The first Coast Cup Race took place on Dec 2nd; Hollyburn Cross Country Ski Club took the early lead in the chase for the Teck Coast Cup Series ‘banner’ by accumulating the most points at the first event in the series. Seven clubs from the region participated: Hollyburn Cross Country Ski Club, Whistler Nordic Ski Club, Spud Valley Cross Country Ski Club, Strathcona Nordic Ski Club, UBC Nordic Ski Club, Nordic Racers, Squamish Nordic Ski Club. To view the Club Aggregate Points Chart for all four of the Regional Cup Series, click on: http://www.crosscountrybc.ca/dbfiles/419.pdf.
The Race Notice, link to registration (deadline is midnight Wednesday 16th January), courses maps, and distances are available on the Whistler Nordics website: http://www.whistlernordics.com/index.php/events/teck-coast-cup-2/.
Cross Country BC, the provincial sport governing body for cross-country skiing in British Columbia is a non-for-profit, club-based organization of more than 16,000 members. Cross Country BC offers programs and services to support the continuous development of cross-country skiing for all ages and abilities, from introductory experiences to international excellence. Teck Resources Ltd. is the title sponsor of Cross Country BC’s Skier Development Program, thereby supporting excellence in sport and providing youth with experiences that will help them prepare for the future. For more information on Cross Country BC, please visit www.crosscountrybc.ca.
For more information, please contact:
Cross Country BC Whistler Nordics Ski Club
Magi Scallion Suki Cheyne