BC Ski Team in Europe, Feb 10-27, 2017 (2nd installment) »

BC Ski Team in Europe, 2017

Team members: Alana Brittin (Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club); Beth Granstrom (Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club); Elizabeth Elliot (Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club); Gareth Williams (Telemark Nordic Club, Kelowna); Jenna Sim (Hollyburn Cross Country Ski Club, Vancouver); Kaia Andal (Caledonia Nordic Ski Club, Prince George); Katie Weaver (Hollyburn Cross Country Ski Club, Vancouver) and Thomas Hardy (Telemark Nordic Club, Kelowna)

Photo Gallery – see below.

Report to February 22nd

The team competed in the OPA Continental Cup in Zwiesel Germany from Feb 19-20th and achieved some good results against tough international competition.  Highlights included 6th (Gareth Williams), 10th (Katie Weaver) and 15th place finishes (Beth Grandstrom) in the Individual Sprint events and a 24th (Kaia Andal) and 26th (Kaia Andal) in the distance events . To view the full results click on: https://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/event-details.html?event_id=39447

Following the OPA Cup the team spent a day sightseeing in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, where they visited the John Lennon Wall and watched the changing of  the guard at Prague Castle. They then moved on to Davos, Switzerland where they are currently training.

On Thursday the team is off to Campra, Switzerland for the Swiss Cup races.  For more information click on: https://data.fis-ski.com/cross-country/calendar.html?place_search=campra&seasoncode_search=2017&sector_search=CC&date_search=&gender_search=&category_search=&codex_search=&nation_search=&disciplinecode_search=&date_from=today&search=Search&limit=50

Campra, Switzerland - Swiss Cup

Feb 25:  distance Classic

Feb 26:  distance 7.5/10 Free

Gareth Williams competing in Zwiesel, Germany

Sightseeing in Prague, Czeck Republic 

Prague, Czeck Republic  

Changing of the guard, Prague Castle, Czeck Republic 

Prague, Czeck Republic

John Lennon Wall in Prague


Training in Davos, Switzerland

Davos, Switzerland