Alberta classic

Chris Klebl


Canada Winter Games winners

Two kids skiing

Mass start


COMPETITION-DEVELOPMENT (L2C) Para-Nordic (PN) WORKSHOP May 14-15, 2016, Canmore, AB

DATES: Saturday May 14th 2016 and Sunday May 15th (9:00 – 5:00 both days)

LOCATION: Canmore Nordic Day Lodge, AB

REGISTRATION FEE: 125$ per coach (includes workshop materials, two complete days of training with specialists, 2 snacks per day); all other expenses are the responsibility of the participants. Coaches will be invoiced by CCC for registrations. Note that the workshop may be cancelled for lack of registrations.

WORKSHOP TOPICS: Designing a specific Yearly Training Plan for PN athletes and other PN programming considerations; strength training for PN athletes; introduction to PN biathlon training.

PRE-REQUISITES: Mainstream Competition-Intro. Advanced (T2T) trained status + Comp-Intro. PN (AWAD) trained status achieved (dryland and on snow workshops completed).

REGISTRATION PROCESS: Please contact Cathy Harris at [email protected] to register for this course. DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: May 1st 2016

TRANSPORT/ACCOMMODATION: Participants are responsible for booking their own flights and ground transportation. For accommodation we recommend that you stay at the Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge ( If you are interested in booking and/or sharing a room at the RMSL, please notify Cathy Harris at [email protected].

WORKSHOP MATERIALS: reference materials will be forwarded to participants prior to the workshop.

Alberta Cup Update

With the additional snow making completed for the recently completed Ski Tour of Canada, there is still sufficient snow to most likely allow the completion of the planned races for this coming weekend.  The race Organizing Committee continues to plan to provide everyone a fun springtime set of races and relays.  We look forward to seeing everyone at Canmore this coming weekend.  Please remember that registrations closes midnight this Wednesday.
For more information see the Rocky Mountain Racers website
Happy Trails !
Masten Brolsma
Chief of Competition


Canadian Birkie Society looking to Fill Vacant Board Positions

Vacancies on The Board of Directors

Multiple positions are available on the Board this year:
Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Human Resources, Sponsorship
Please contact current Human Resources Director, Brian Lucas with interest
View a list of Board of Directors Positions
View a list of current Board Members
For more information see the Canadian Birkie Website

2016 AGM Call for Special Resolution

The call for special resolutions is now out. You can find the form on our AGM page, or in the document link below:

2016 Special Resolution call

IPC World Cups in Finland

Brian McKeever and his guide, Graham Nishikawa, put a golden stamp on a bittersweet season by winning the final IPC World Cup race of the year on Sunday in Vuokatti, Finland.

 Feeding off their first IPC victory in their first para-Nordic start of the year on Saturday, McKeever, of Canmore, Alta., and Nishikawa, of Whitehorse, put the hurt on the field again Sunday – this time in the men’s 10-kilometre skate-ski race. See full article on the Cross Country Canada webpage

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September 9 to 11
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