OUR U10 AND U12 AT SUN PEAKS MARCH 19-20

Roan Foster-Ortmayr Speeding
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Forty three racers from the U10 and U12 groups had a blast at Sun Peaks this past weekend. Participating in the biggest event in the Province with more than 400 racers attending is always a challenge and an opportunity to have fun and make new friends.

Coaches Graeme Zacharias, Molly Wallace, Nela Djordevic, Sarah Fedoroff and Rachel Abbott steered our U10 racers to help them perform and take advantage of all the different challenges that Sun Peaks Club had prepared. Hayden Sidey-Phillips, our U12 Head Coach was there to monitor his racer’s performance.

Our podium performers were:

Speed trap born 2006: Roan Foster Ortmayr collected the gold medal!! speeding at 78 km/hour

Dual glalom:

YOB 2005: Manu Gandhi 9th place

YOB 2006: Nicolas Cioata

Moguls:

YOB 2005: Jacquie Garret 1st place

YOB 2005: Aamiya Sidhu 3d place

A big get together was held, with more than 90 people attending. That is growing the club!!!!!

Thank you to Sun Peak Racers for hosting this awesome event and to all the volunteers that make it happen

 

U14s revisit Slash, Moons, Ripcord, Trumpeter

An excellent weekend of training for U14 at Cypress this past weekend.
After a great day of Slalom training on Saturday, we had a great day of free skiing on Sky Chair, Eagle and Lions in about 40cm of new snow.
Excellent conditions on Rip Cord, Bowen Face, Bowen Trees, Slash, Moons, Trumpeter and Hose Side.

The end of the day is confirmed.

The end of the day is confirmed.

Olin Wakkary at top of podium in “classic” Enquist Slalom at Mt. Seymour

It was a long time coming, and finally it arrived. Olin Wakkary’s first place in the Enquist slalom last Sunday at Mt. Seymour feels good. Gavin Preziosi, U16 Head Coach has been working hard with his racers to improve their skiing and this is a sweet reward. Mark Konigsmann is moving up, with a solid 7th place finish. Mark is number 1 in his age group, so things are looking good for next season.

As Hans Forssander wrote “Roused by the hunt for the prestigious Enquist trophies, the young alpine racers put on a breathtaking show of skills and athleticism.” Very good skiing and tough competition was seen at the race.

Base Wagner finished 21 on Saturday and DNF on Sunday. Maria Fedoroff finished 11th on Saturday and 12th on Sunday, and Emma Johannessen finished 21 on Saturday and 18 on Sunday.

Congratulations to all our Cypress Ski Club racers. Our club is getting stronger everyday. We had not been on the first place on the podium in a while, and it is rewarding to see the improvements.

A big thank you to all the volunteers that work so hard putting this races together. Without their help in these events and in the general organizing of our sport we would not be able to provide our racers with the means they need to excel.

Enquist Podium 1 Enquist Podium 2

CSC Welcomes Park Shore BMW as Gold Sponsor

We are pleased to announce that Park Shore BMW from North Vancouver has become a Gold Sponsor of our Club.

We at CSC are happy to become partners with such a prestigious brand and we thank Park Shore BMW for their generosity. We hope this is the beginning of a long term relationship that can benefit both parties involved.

U14 – Ideal Slalom Race at Whistler

Our U14 team had a great weekend of racing slalom in Whistler this past weekend. Stellar snow conditions, sun shine and -6 temps set the stage for an ideal race weekend for the 100 competitors.

Rather than the usual very steep and difficult pitch on Lower Ptarmigan, the gates were set higher up the slope on much more forgiving terrain where the athletes could really seek out speed and let it go (Club 21 bench to Sunset Can). This made for an excellent and exciting first race of the season.

There were several kids skiing very good slalom which made for great spectating.  Congratulations to Cody for his excellent 4th and 5th placings as well as Alyssa for her well earned 1oth place.  Lotte and Asha both skied well placing just out of the top 10 in the top 15.  Max made key adjustments for the 2nd day and  made it to 20th place on the 2nd run on Sunday…great job for the first race of his first U14 season.

It is clear from this race how our team can go even faster in slalom and we will have a good time working on that in the upcoming weeks.

Thanks to WMSC for hosting a terrific event.

The good times continue this coming weekend as we go to Mt Washington for GS races.

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U12 Holiday camp!

The camp was a great success, and we all had a blast skiing together! The first couple days were more powder skiing, then once the sun came out we were able to get some gates in the ground! We were able to get a great couple days in on our new training centre and have a blast too! I’ve included a bunch of pictures down below of the group on a couple different days.

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The group above the run “Under the Volcano”!! My attempt at a selfie with everyone.

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The group on “Under the Volcano”. Sat, Jan 2nd.

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The group on “Under the Volcano”. Thur, Dec 31.

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Top of Raven Chair!

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Going up Lions chair! Powder central!!

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The kids gave me a nickname after this cat I was looking after over the holidays. His name is turtle.

-Hayden

Our U10 skiers started the new season on a sunny day!!

This past Sunday our U10 gang hit the slopes on a gorgeous sunny day. More than 40 enthusiastic skiers met their coaches at the club cabin and left for the slopes. After sorting them out in groups according to skiing skills, the NGSL bibs could be spotted all over Cypress Mountain.

They even got a taste of our new training centre at Lower Bowen (LBTC).

This was a very auspicious start for our program and we hope all the children learn a lot and have fun, along with their coaches.

WELCOME TO A NEW SEASON TO ALL U10 ATHLETES!!!!

U10 first day at cabin Jan 03, 2016 U10 at the LBTC Jan 03, 2016