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March 21st, 2018

Canada’s best alpine racers and ski cross athletes start racing tomorrow at Red Mountain Resort, and Rossland is ready to celebrate current and past champions!

 

There are more than 300 athletes in Rossland participating in the Alpine and Ski Cross events from over 12 different countries. There will also be a large number of alumni joining us from all over the globe! Our own Olympic gold medalist, Kerrin Lee-Gartner will be here and emceeing the Alpine Canada Gala on Saturday night. Alpine Canada Staff, Board, Partners and VIP’s alone count for almost 200 people that will be here from all across Canada.
 

Over fifteen members of the Canadian National Alpine team is competing this week. The Canadian National Ski Cross Team brings their best athletes to race on our amazing ski cross course, including 2018 Olympic Gold medalists Kelsey Serwa and Brady Leman and Olympics Silver Medalist Brittany Phelan.
 

The City of Rossland, our business community and volunteers did an amazing job preparing Rossland for this epic event. Make sure you check out our new downtown banners and please join the celebration from 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 22nd on Columbia and Washington. The program includes street vendors, live acts, the parade of athletes and the spectacular Opening Ceremonies on the Washington Street Stage.

 

There will be contests and price giveaways! For a full schedule of events, click here.

To get up-to-date information about the events, please visit the event’s official Facebook Page or website!
 

Let’s celebrate together our ski heritage that has formed who we are today through over hundred years of skiing here in the Kootenays!

 

Contributed by Tourism Rossland

This post was syndicated from https://rosslandtelegraph.com
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