Canada’s best alpine racers and ski cross athletes start racing TODAY at Red Mountain Resort, and we’re ready to celebrate current and past champions! There are over three hundred athletes in town participating in the Alpine and Ski Cross events from over twelve different countries. We also have a large number of alumni joining us from all over the globe! Our own Olympic gold medalist, Kerrin Lee-Gartner will be here and emceeing the Alpine Canada Gala on Saturday night. Alpine Canada Staff, Board, Partners and VIP’s alone count for almost 200 people that will be here from all across Canada.
Over fifteen members of the Canadian National Alpine team are competing this week. The Canadian National Ski Cross Team brings their best athletes to race on our amazing ski cross course, including 2018 Olympic Gold medalists Kelsey Serwa and Brady Leman and Olympics Silver Medalist Brittany Phelan.
The City of Rossland, our business community and volunteers did an amazing job preparing for this epic event. Make sure you check out the new downtown banners and please join the celebration from 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 22nd on Columbia and Washington. The program includes street vendors, live acts, the parade of athletes and the spectacular Opening Ceremonies on the Washington Street Stage. There will be contests and price giveaways! For a full schedule of events, click here.