Freestyle provincials at Mount Washington
Over 120 freestyle ski athletes are competing for provincial standings and bragging rights at Mount Washington Alpine Resort March 30th through April 1st on Vancouver Island.
It has been an outstanding season for Freestyle Competitors throughout the province and the Mount Washington Freestyle Ski Club looks forward to hosting this event.
"The course should be in great condition, we've worked really hard to ensure that we are ready for all athletes," said BC Freestyle Championship Event Chair, Simon Stubbs. "Mount Washington staff and a host of Club volunteers have put in countless hours. As we all know Mount Washington has had an amazing winter with huge snow accumulations."
Vancouver Island athletes are dominating in Freestyle skiing this season, with representation on the BC Mogul Team and BC Park and Pipe Teams.
Highlights for zone 6 athletes competing at the BC Winter Games included Stewart Walker from Mount Washington, taking the Gold Medal in Single Moguls and at Junior Nationals in Quebec, Mei Pond from Nanaimo garnered Bronze Medals, one in Slopestyle and the other in Single Moguls. These achievements are just a snapshot of countless medals that are being won by our Vancouver Island Freestyle skiers.
The BC Championships officially kicks off Friday, March 30th, with the Single Moguls competition for Super Youth and the Slopestyle event for the Youth and older athletes. Saturday's competition includes Single Moguls for Youth and older and Super Youth will have a Slopestyle contest. Finishing the competition on Sunday, will be the Dual Mogul challenge for Youth & Up and those Super Youth athletes that qualify.
Skiing enthusiasts are encouraged to come and cheer on the hometown skiers as they showcase their talents.
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