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2018 Ole Uffda Loppet

The Camrose Ski Club is excited to announce the return of the annual Ole Uffda Loppet!

See poster above for all details.

To register click HERE

AWG – Transportation Schedules are OUT!

To All participants whom required transportation to/from the 2018 Alberta Winter Games in Wood Buffalo:

You should have received an e-mail this week stating your bus number, pick-up location and time of bus departures.

Please check your e-mail and take note of this information. If you did not receive this e-mail, please check your junk file and if you cannot find it please contact your Zone Chef

We are excited for all of you to compete in Wood Buffalo!

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Athabasca Loppet Saturday, February 3, 2018

Registration for the Athabasca Loppet is now open on Zone 4
 
 This year registration is online only and closes on Friday, Feb 2 at 7:00 pm.
 
Distance & Fees:
500 or 1.5 km: $10.00
3 km or 5 km: $15.00
10 km or 20 km: $20.00
NEW: Paranordic: $10.00 (Please contact Henrik to discuss distance and course)
 
Chili, bun and hot chocolate included in registration.
  
For any additional information please contact Henrik Asfeldt at henrik_asfeldt@hotmail.com or 780-675-5248
 

Tawatinaw Loppet Sunday, February 4, 2018

Head out to Tawatinaw on Sunday (the day after you’ve raced the Athabasca Loppet). They’ve got a great new day-lodge and some first rate trails!

See poster below for all the details.

Get ready to ski!

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PyeongChang 2018 Canadian Olympic cross-country skiing team named

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CANMORE (January 29, 2018) — Canada will field a cross-country skiing team mixed with loads of international experience along with youthful energy and drive for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
 
The national body for cross-country skiing nominated a lineup of four women and seven men to the Canadian Olympic Committee that will don the maple leaf race suit in PyeongChang.
 
Each of the 11 athletes met the standard for nomination to the Canadian Olympic Committee under Cross Country Canada’s Internal Nomination Procedures for the 2018 Olympic Games, and in the process form a talented squad replete with veteran leadership and podium potential.
 
“This is a team that has evolved from a group of talented athletes excited to be on the start line into a group of determined high-performers focused, and confident, in their ability to achieve international podium results,” said Tom Holland, high-performance director, Cross Country Canada. “Led by our men’s team of Devon, Alex and Lenny over the last two quadrennials, we are in the podium hunt, and will continue to push towards getting Canada back on the Olympic podium at the Nordic venue.”

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Cross Country Skier Competes in Korea

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Vermilion Cross Country ski athlete Samuel Ree said it was an amazing experience to take part in the Alberta/Gangwon Province sport exchange in Pyeongchang, South Korea last month from December 9 – 19. Sam, 16, was selected to represent Alberta as a part of an international sport exchange in which a team of 10 Alberta cross country ski athletes, composed of 5 males and 5 females, who were hosted by the government of South Korea.

Read the full Vermilion Standard article HERE