Snow Alert for Nakiska
Past 24 hrs 2inches
Feb 23 Honda Pro Am Snowboard Tour - Boardercross
Cash and prizes
$30 Entry Fee
*Must have a recreational provincal snowboard membership - Memberships will be on sale the morning of the event
Registration in the Race Office 9:00am - 10:00am Register online at: www.skircr.com/series *Limited Spots Available *Helmets Mandatory
Feb 28 Canadian Telemark Nationals
Powder 8 Championships
Powder 8 Canadian Nationals
Feb. 3 - 5, 2006
Powder 8 Canadian Nationals
Feb. 3 - 5, 2006
WOW what a weekend!!! The National Powder 8's saw 26 teams battle it out for the title of "Canadian Powder 8's Champions". The combination of excellent snow, savvy judges, experienced (and not so experienced) powder skiers, helpful volunteers and knowledgeable pro patrol resulted in an outstanding weekend!!
We look forward to next year. We wish our new Canadian Champions Steve Smart, Guy Paulsen, Darcy Martin and Annica Collombin all the best at the World Championships in April. I would like to say a special thanks to Scapegoat Pizza for catering the Saturday Social for all competitors, officials and volunteers.
Overall Winning Team: Steve Smart and Guy Paulsen Total = 177 points (108 points today)
Men's Winning Team Going to World's: Steve Smart and Guy Paulsen
Women's Winning Team Going to World's: Darcy Martin and Annica Collombin Total Points = 139.5
Standings Bib Names Category First Run Score Second Run Score Final Score
2 12 Casey Bouius
Men 78 82 160
3 27 Kirk Gutzman
Disco Stu Men 73.5 68 141.5
4 16 Janina Kuzma
Dina Powers Women 50 85 135
5 4 Kathy Murray Louisa Cotton Women 44.5 82.5 127
6 6 Mike Collombin
Phil Mittertreiner Men 61.5 55 116.5
7 13 Hi Brooks
Dave Munro Men 55 60 115
8 19 Luc Nadeau
Blair Craig Men 50.5 62 112.5
9 8 Michael McCann
Micheal Broderlein Men 59 53 112
10 14 Darren Yuers
Jonathan Squires Men 51 51
11 9 Garth Pakkinen
Carl Salter Men 47.5 47.5
12 15 Tom Fry
Travis Petracek Men 46.5 46.5
Feb 18-20 : Fernie Food Bank
The Rotary Club will be in the plaza all weekend long collecting food for the Fernie Food Bank.
Feb 24-25 : Night Skiing
Come play on the "Mighty Moose" under the stars! Night skiing starts at 4:00am and ends at 9:00pm. Tickets $10.00 + GST
Feb 24-26 : Western Weekend
The wild west is in full effect in Fernie this weekend. Dig out that 10 gallon hat and cowboy boots and hit the slopes with some cowboy/girl style.
Feb 25 : Kokanee Freeride
The band "New Moon" will be playing in the plaza from 12 to 5pm.
Feb 26 : First Trax for Members
Exclusive early lift access (8:30am) for Season Pass Holders only!
Ski Chile: Don’t miss Valle Nevado!
Anticipate to winter and reserve your ski week at Valle Nevado now!
From USD 1295 per person
*07 nights lodging at chosen hotel *Breakfasts and dinners every day of your stay *7 days lift tickets *Climatized pool, kids care room, games room, fitness, skis storage,[...] From 2/1/2006 to 10/1/2006
2006 Ski Centres Promotions
Take advantage of these promotions!
Portillo in Chile:
1. 2 kids for free promotion, during the weeks of June 17, September 23 and 30 each mother and/or father can bring two kids between 4 to 12 years old (included) and they will ski, eat and lodge at Portillo completely free.
2. 1 kid for free promotion, during the weeks of June 24, September 9 and 16 each mother and/or father can bring one kid between 4 to 12 years old (included) and they will ski, eat and lodge at Portillo completely free.
1. The second adult will pay a 50% of his stay, when another adult is paying a 100% of his stay; they will lodge on a double room and will stay for 7 nights. Weeks of 8 and 23 June, 18 and 25 August and 22 September.
2. Additional adult will be free, when two adults pay a 100% of their reservation, the third person will be free when using an additional bed. Minimum 7 nights lodging. Weeks of July 28th and 4 and 11 August.
Termas de Chillan:
1. Weeks of June 10th and 17th at the Gran Hotel Termas, Perigallo y Pirimahuia: Kids are free (all kids under 12 years old) staying a minimum of 7 nights. Also all guests of the Gran Hotel and Hotel Pirimahuida will get a 50% discount on their ski rental.
2. Week of June 24 at the Gran Hotel Termas, Perigallo and Pirimahuida, Kids are free (all kids under 12 years old) staying a minimum of 7 nights.
3. Week of July 1st: Kids are free (all kids under 12 years old) staying a minimum of 7 nights.
4. Week of July 8th: Kids are free (all kids under 12 years old) staying a minimum of 7 nights at the Hotesl Pirigallo and Pirimahuida.
5. Week of July 29th: Singles Week. If you stay a minimum of 7 nights you will receive a 15% discount on the Spa services, and Bar at the Club House. It is valid at Gran Hotel, Pirigallo and Pirimahuida hotels.
6. Week of August 5th: Spa Week, when you stay a minimum of 7 nights you will get a 20% discount on the spa services at the Gran Hotel and Perigallo Hotel.
7. Week of August 12th: All guests at the Gran Hotel, Pirigallo and Pirimahuida Hotels and Condominiums will get a 50% discount on all dog’s sleigh and snow bikes.
8. Week of August 19th: All guests at Gran Hotel staying a minimum of 7 nights, will get full board for the value of their half board meals.
9. Week of August 26th: Guests at the Gran Hotel, Hotels Pirimahuida and Pirigallo, staying a minimum of 4 nights will get a 50% discount on ski rentals.
10. Week of September 2nd: at the Gran Hotel, Hotels Pirmahuida and Pirigallo c Kids (under 12 years old) staying a minimum of 7 nights, will get a 50% discount.
11. Week of September 9th: 2 x 1 with a minimum of 7 nights, the second guest sharing the same room, will stay for free.
12. Week of September 23rd, September 30th through the end of the season at Gran Hotel, Hotels Pirigallo and Pirimahuida, 2 x 1 with a minimum of 4 nights.
U.S. STARTERS FOR SATURDAY OLYMPIC EVENTS
Alpine: Men's Super G
Scott Macartney (Redmond, WA)
Bode Miller (Bretton Woods, NH)
Steven Nyman (Orem, UT)
Daron Rahlves (Sugar Bowl, CA)
Cross Country: Women's Relay
Rebecca Dussault (Gunnison, CO)
Sarah Konrad (Laramie, WY)
Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, AK)
Wendy Wagner (Park City, UT)
Ski Jumping: Large Hill
Alan Alborn (Anchorage, AK)
Clint Jones (Steamboat Springs, CO)
Tommy Schwall (Steamboat Springs, CO)
4th spot to be determined after tonight's trial jump
WAGNER TOP U.S. FINISHER IN 10km CLASSICAL
PRAGELATO, Italy (Feb. 16) -- Estonian Kristina Smigun won her second gold of the Games, taking the women's 10-km classical technique race Thursday in Pragelato in a light, steady rain. Wendy Wagner (Park City, UT) led the USA finishing 50th. Smigun now holds the only two Olympic Winter Games ski medals in history for her nation.
It was a tough day for the Americans. Wagner finished 50th 3:49.6 back, followed by Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) 53rd, Abby Larson (Bozeman, NT) 57th and Lindsey Weier (Mahtomedi, MN) 59th.
XX OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES
Pragelato, ITA - Feb. 16, 2006
Cross Country Women's 10km Classical
1. Kristina Smigun, Estonia, 27:51.4
2. Marit Bjoergen, Norway, 28:12.7
3. Hilde Pedersen, Norway, 28:14.0
4. Kristin Steira Stoermer, Norway, 28:21.0
5. Katerina Neumannova, Czech Republic, 28:22.2
50. Wendy Wagner, Park City, Utah, 31.41.0
53. Kikkan Randall, Anchorage, Alaska, 31:49.7
57. Abigail Larson, Bozeman, Mont., 32:09.0
59. Lindsey Weier, Mahtomedi, Minn., 32:43.3
DAWSON TAKES BRONZE IN MEN'S MOGULS
SAUZE d'OULX, Italy (Feb. 15) - First-time Olympian Toby Dawson (Vail, CO) won bronze in moguls Wednesday night under the lights in Sauze d'Oulx. Jeremy Bloom (Loveland, CO) was sixth, Travis Mayer (Steamboat Springs, CO) was seventh and Travis Cabral (South Lake Tahoe, CA) finished ninth.
MANCUSO 7th, KILDOW 8th IN DOWNHILL
SAN SICARIO, Italy (Feb. 15) - Julia Mancuso (Olympic Valley, CA) was the top American finisher in seventh in Wednesday's Olympic Downhill. Austrian Michaela Dorfmeister won the race. Lindsey Kildow (Vail, CO) tied for eighth, Stacey Cook (Mammoth Lakes, CA) was 19th and Kirsten Clark (Raymond, ME) was 21st.
WIND POSTPONES NORDIC COMBINED TEAM EVENT UNTIL THURSDAY
PRAGELATO, Italy (Feb. 15) - An air of mystery and intrique surrounds the rescheduling of Wednesday's nordic combined team competition that was halted because of gusty, swirling winds after the second and final round of jumping had begun. According to Pragelato Press Manager Ingo Jensen, officials are now looking to re-start the competition with the second round as opposed restarting the entire competition, as had earlier been expected.
Fri., Feb. 17
Alpine: Women's Combined, San Sicario Fraiteve
Cross Country: Men's 15km Classic, Pragelato
Snowboard: Women's Snowboardcross, Bardonecchia
Sat., Feb. 18
Alpine: Men's Super G, Sestriere
Cross Country: Women's 4x5km Relay, Pragelato
Jumping: Individual Large Hill, Pragelato
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CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - "The man who made Eddie cruise," and an
icon of the 1980s John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, will
a special Bud Light Concert event at Sugarloaf/USA on Saturday, Feb.
25.Tickets for the concert are free for Gold and Platinum All For One Pass
holders and $10 for the general public.
Also that weekend, The Widowmaker Lounge will host encore performances
by The Cusacks who played to a sold out crowd at Sugarloaf on New
Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band earned national prominence following
their music contributions to the hit movie Eddie and the Cruisers in
· 02/17-18: Skeletones Live at the Widowmaker
· 02/10-26: Follow some Sugarloafers to Torino
· Half Price Demos on Tuesdays & Thursdays
Before Sugarloaf, Kingfielders happily skied Bigelow Mountain, where the Civilian Conservation Corps had cut a trail and built a lodge in the 1930's. But in 1947, for reasons that are probably legitimate, Central Maine Power Company dammed the Dead River to create Flagstaff Lake, which cut off access to Bigelow. Like true Mainers, the locals didn't mourn; they organized. A Kingfield storekeeper named Amos Winter was about to step up to the challenge in a big way.
The first Sugarloafers believed in the mountain and set forth the heritage and sence of community that Sugarloaf is known for. The now-famous sign on Doc and Joni Blachard's A-frame shown here features the early Sugarloafers' semi-secret acronym "SIAWOL," which stands for "Sugarloaf is a way of lfe." A celebration that would continue for the next 50 years had begun. And the rest, as they say is history.