Whistler Cup starts this week; Team Canada, Team BC athletes announced

Article #3120
2017-04-11
Published By: Kathy Stahr

Photo from BC Alpine website: www.bcalpine.com

Photo from BC Alpine website: www.bcalpine.com
Enthusiastic athletes and coaches are arriving from around the world, and all eyes will be on Whistler from April 13th to 16th for the Mackenzie Investments Whistler Cup. There is nothing quite like the energy and excitement of this colourful international ski racing event, and this year, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, organizers have added an extra day of racing and an alpine team competition!



We'll be watching these top qualifiers from BC as they face formidable competition and chase down the podium!

Men:

Nathan Romanin BC 1 2001 Squamish, BC Whistler Mountain Ski Club
Heiko Ihns  BC 1 2002 Castlegar, BC Red Mountain Racers
Kieran Harley  BC 1 2001 Whistler, BC Whistler Mountain Ski Club
           
Isaac Athans  BC 2 2002 Kelowna, BC Apex Ski Club
Phillip Mooder  BC 2 2001 North Vancouver, BC Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club
Beckett Hooton  BC 2 2001 Heffley Creek, BC Sun Peaks Alpine Club

 
Women:

Maja Woolley  BC 1 2001 Squamish, BC Whistler Mountain Ski Club
Charlize Street  BC 1 2001 Fernie, BC Fernie Alpine Ski Team
Julia Ross  BC 1 2001 Vancouver, BC Whistler Mountain Ski Club
           
Lauren Koper  BC 2 2002 Calgary, AB Black Dogs
Alexandra Chartrand  BC 2 2002 Quebec Whistler Mountain Ski Club
Una Brudar  BC 2 2002 Vancouver, BC Whistler Mountain Ski Club


Today Alpine Canada announced nine boys and nine girls from across the country who have been named to Whistler Cup Team Canada. They were selected using criteria from three different events: U16 National Championships, Eastern Can-Ams and Teck U14/16 Westerns. 

Representing BC on Team Canada is Vernon Ski Club's Gerrit Van Soest from Coldstream, BC!

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