Homestretch for Masters’ Racing

Homestretch for Masters’ Racing

Kimberley FMC Success

The FMC races held from 8-10 February 2023, in Kimberley, were a tremendous success.  73 athletes from eight countries competed in six races on the legendary Dreadnaught speed track.  The race conditions, except for six inches of powder on Super-G day, were ideal and the course sets were excellent.  Rave reviews have come from FIS Masters of the USA, Switzerland and Chile.  All this sets us up to host the 2024 World Criterium once again in Kimberley.  Exact dates will be announce shortly after the calendaring meeting in May 2023.  We will be asking for early March 2024.

Special thanks go to Scott Zahn for 10 excellent course sets; to Sharon Chadwick who worked tirelessly in the background to ensure we had accurate results for the awards and to Lewis Heilig who organized the medals to make my job as announcer come off without a hitch.

Remaining races in Canada for the 2023 season
There are four remaining events on the national calendar for the 2023 season.

Event: Super GP Classic (2 x SG)
When: Friday 10 March 2023
Where: The Georgian Peaks Club
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Event: Ontario Masters’ Championships (1 x 2-run GS & 1 x 2-run SL)
When: Saturday 11 March 2023
Where: The Georgian Peaks Club
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The above two events feature four races over two days on the legendary slopes of Georgian Peaks, home to many a National Team athlete; come test your skills on the hills that make racers great.

Event: Rides of March (2 x SG, 1 x GS, 1 x SL & 1 x Alpine Combined)
When: Friday to Sunday 17-19 March 2023
Where: Nakiska AB
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This event features five exhilarating races on the prime racing hill Mapmaker, at Nakiska; long, sweeping and high speed that will get the heart racing!

Event: Ottawa Masters’ Finals (1 x 2-run GS & 1 x 2-run SL)
When: Saturday 18 March 2023
Where: Mont Edelweiss QC

The season is running out; make the most of it with these last 11 races!

Dave Nighswander | President
Alpine Canada Masters

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