December 15, 2017

Kelowna Cycle Team Buy Night for XC Racers

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When: Nov 6th, 6pm-8:00pm

Location: Kelowna Cycle 2949 Pandosy Street

First out of the gate is Kelowna Cycle’s Team Buy Night with special pricing for members of the Telemark race team.

Kelowna Cycle has been a long supporter of the Telemark Club and especially the Race and Biathlon team.

Pricing is available to Telemark L2T, T2T, L2C and T2C x-c athletes, Biathlon Bears, Development, and Advanced biathletes.

Parents :you can relax, have a little snack and a refreshment while your future super star is outfitted by one of our experts.

Kelowna Cycle has an extensive selection of equipment from Fischer, Atomic, Oneway and Alpina.

Kelowna Cycle also has waxes and equipment at special pricing as well as clothing from Craft, Sugoi and Pearl Izumi.

Fresh Air Experience Team Buy Night November 8th 5 pm

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When: Nov 8, 17:00-19:30

Location: Fresh Air Experience on Harvey Ave.

Once again, Fresh Air Experience is holding a special night for Telemark Nordic Club race teams!

This will allow parents to purchase Nordic ski equipment for our x-c athletes and our biathletes.

Special pricing is available to Telemark L2T, T2T, L2C and T2C x-c athletes and Biathlon Bears, Development, and Advanced biathletes.

So pull those skis and boots out of your storage and see if it is time to replace them (don’t wait for the snow to fall…).

Fresh Air has an expanded selection of equipment from Fischer, Salomon, Rossignol and Madshus. In addition to club pricing on equipment they will have great deals on clothing, goggles, wax benches, jigs, waxes and irons.


Fall Training

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Nice day for a ski up Glenrosa!  Brothers Colton and Rory enjoying a classic/skate morning together.

Remember – AGM/Ski Swap/Biathlon Demo Sunday October 29

Time Trial!

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The biathlon and cross country race teams were out enjoying the awesome fall weather, doing the annual September time trail up June Springs Road.

Can you find our biathletes in the photo? Hint: look for neon green…

Strength with Sailors

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Thanks to Coach Bryana and the Central Okanagan Sailing Association for a great time today.  Our biathletes joined up with Bryana’s sailors and enjoyed a strength training session, followed by an hour of paddle boarding – including soccer on the water on paddle boards!

Coach Bryana

Can you spot the biathletes in the photo?

Roller skiing fun!

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Skiing up Glenrosa with Coach Chris

Made it to Telemark!

National Coach Roddy Ward and athletes Julia Ransom and Sarah Beaudry came out to do some guest coaching with our team

Telemark Weekend Camp – training in the Okanagan sun!

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Thanks to Coach Chris, Lorraine, Michelle and Bryana for a superb camp.  From range work to roller skiing to fitness testing at the Apple Bowl, everyone was out training hard and learning new skills.  The camp wound up on Sunday with a time trial event.   It was great to have  Biathlon BC Talent Squad joining in with Telemark athletes and coaches!

In the news…

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Seems we even make the news in Kamloops…!

and in Kelowna

Telemark winds down season, hosts Demo Day

Last Range Practice

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We held our last range practice for the season last night for Advanced and Development programs.  We’ll still be skiing as long as we have decent snow, but now is the time to get your rifles serviced and putting them aside for a while.  Watch our Calendar for updates for upcoming practices.

Thanks to all our great coaches, wax techs, parents and volunteers for a wonderful season!

Final Day at Nationals

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Finally, a day when the temperatures were a bit warmer!  Team BC came away with plenty of medals in the Team Relay event, where the top three finishing teams from each province take the podium.

Danica raced up two categories to join BC 2 in the Junior Men/Women category, and finished in 7th place overall.  Well done Danica!

Natalie raced in the middle leg of BC 1 in the Senior Boy/Girl category, and her team was the third province across the finish line to take the Bronze Medal!  Fantastic result!

Colton lead things off for BC 2 in the Senior Boy/Girl category in the mass start with a solid performance, and handed things off just behind BC 1, but ultimately his team finished well down the order.  Way to go Colton!

Thanks to all Team BC coaches (especially our own Coach Chris), wax techs, support crew and parents who made the entire week such a rewarding experience for all the BC athletes.  Congratulations to Telemark athletes Jasper, Colton, Natalie and Danica for a fantastic finish to a superb season.