BC Alpine announces U16's qualifying to represent BC at 2016 Whistler Cup

Article #2995
2016-03-23
Published By: Kathy Stahr

Photo from BC Alpine website: www.bcalpine.com

Photo from BC Alpine website: www.bcalpine.comNow in its 24th year, Whistler Cup has become the largest and most important ski race in North America, as well as internationally, for the world’s best 12 to 15-year-old ski racers. Whistler Blackcomb is proud to welcome approximately 430 athletes from 22 countries to this year’s event, April 1 to 3, 2016.
 
Whistler Cup has a history of showcasing future stars, including Americans Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso and Mikaela Shiffrin, as well as Slovenia’s Tina Maze, Italy’s Christof Innerhofer and Austria’s Nicole Hosp, Anna Fenninger and Mathias Meier.

Many of Canada’s biggest stars have also competed at the event over the years, including Marielle Thompson, Kelsey Serwa, Jan Hudec, Erik Guay, Robbie Dixon, Britt and Michael Janyk and Manuel Osborne-Paradis.

Please read important information below if you are competing at this year's Whistler Cup:

1. Registration takes place at the WMSC - COACHES ONLY to pick up accreditation and jackets (no parents please)

2. Every athlete MUST fill in the Bio and Information Sheet (ONE 3-PAGE FORM PER TEAM) ASAP and email it to Christine Cogger at whistlercup@wmsc.info

3. Every athlete MUST complete the FIS Athlete Declaration Form and give it to their coach to be handed in at Registration

4. Entry costs $450 per athlete and $275 per coach

5. Two payment options a) pay online before the event at www.wmsc.info/payment or b) bring a cheque to Registration at the WMSC
 

BC Alpine is proud to announce the following U16 athletes who will represent our province at the 2016 Whistler Cup!

(Click HERE for PRS - selection data)

Whistler Cup 2016 U16 Men        
FIRST NAME LAST NAME CLUB YOB  
Christian Callaghan Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club 2000 Team Canada
Myles Kowalczyk Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 Team BC 1
Nathan Romanin Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2001 Team BC 1
Jack Forsyth Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 Team BC 1
Devin Mittertreiner Fernie Alpine Ski Team 2000 Team BC 2
Olin Wakkary Cypress Ski Club 2000 Team BC 2
Gerrit Van Soest Vernon Ski Club 2001 Team BC 2
Dawson Yates Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Anton Youngberg Vernon Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Marcus Athans Apex Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Konstantin Petkovic Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Lucas Gairns Prince George Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Jude Tear Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Kyle Blaser Apex Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Jake Bennett Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Gavin Patterson Red Mountain Racers (not attending) 2000  
Phillip Mooder Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club 2001 BC Quota
Trenton Swift Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Whistler Cup 2016 U16 Women        
FIRST NAME LAST NAME CLUB YOB  
Ella Renzoni Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 BC 1
Katrina Voss Hemlock Ski Club 2000 BC 1
Samantha Gaul Red Mountain Racers (Australia) 2001  
Meg Swaffield Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 BC 1
Catherine Carruthers Fernie Alpine Ski Team 2000 BC 2
Erin Dawson Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 BC 2
Maja Woolley Whistler Mountain Ski Club (injured) 2001  
Sierra King Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 BC 2
Gigi Kranjc Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2001 BC Quota
Charlize Street Fernie Alpine Ski Team 2001 BC Quota
Lucia Plunkett Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Julia Ross Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2001 BC Quota
Lexie Bratton Fernie Alpine Ski Team 2000 BC Quota
Gillian Callaghan Big White Ski Club (not attending) 2000  
Emily Whitecross Sun Peaks Alpine Club 2001 BC Quota
Aura Mullings Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Tyrah Henderson Apex Ski Club 2000 BC Quota
Jenna Knight Revelstoke Ski Club (not attending) 2001  
Bergen Schmidt Revelstoke Ski Club (not attending) 2000  
Sylvi Nymann Mt Washington (not attending) 2001  
Adelaide Tiller Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2001 BC Quota
Gemma Bexton Whistler Mountain Ski Club 2001 BC Quota


Teams are arriving from the following countries:

1 Andorra
2 Argentina
3 Australia
4 Canada
5 Chile
6 Czech Republic
7 Denmark
8 Estonia
9 Hong Kong
10 Hungary
11 Iceland
12 Japan
13 Mexico
14 Netherlands
15 Norway
16 New South Wales
17 New Zealand
18 Puerto Rico
19 Romania
20 Serbia
21 Turkey
22 South Africa

 

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BC Alpine Ski Association
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Vancouver, BC, V6J 1Y1 P: (604) 678-3070
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