On Sunday, February 3 2019, the Revelstoke Ski Club hosted a Nancy Greene League race for their under 12 athletes. Competitors from clubs across the Okanagan came to town, where children, coaches, volunteers and parents alike braved the cold to give their all on the slopes.
“How much the U12s race depends on the program they are in,” Katie Findlay, the Program’s Director. “Most of the U12s are part of the Carvers program, which runs for 12 Sundays from January through March. This will be their first race of the season. For many, it’s their only race and the only home race for their age group.”
The Revelstoke Ski Club does offer a two day program for U12s and U10s, some of who raced in Jun Peaks in January. The kids participating in the two day program have approximately 4 more races this season.
“The primary goal of our programs is to develop strong skiers who love skiing, and who will be skiers for life. If they choose to pursue competitive programs, those can help teach all sorts of important life skills like teamwork, resilience, and hard work, just to name a few,” says Findlay.
Congratulations to all the racers! Article will be updated with results as available.
Revelstoke Ski Club racers will be at it again on February 23/24, when the U14/U12 racers take part in an Okanagan zone race.