Extra event for any Midgets who can make it to Larch Hills for 10 AM tomorrow. In celebration of Natalie's fantastic performance at the Paralympics and all of the extraordinary performances by our Canadian Para athletes, Duncan and I (Keith) are going to have a fun event for any Midgets who can be there. Try your hand at being a blind skier or a guide for a blind skier. Choose your level of physical impairment and get assigned a time factor and see how you do in the race. Sure to be candy prizes for all who come... Bring skate skis!
Juveniles+: 10:00 to 12:00'ish ... Classic skiing. Back country skiing, including plans to come down Treebeards. This will be the last Juvenile practice of the season, unless we decide to have more practices next week :-).
Midgets: There will NOT be a Midget practice starting from the Chalet today. Midgets will be backcountry skiing from Cec's cabin overnight. This will be the final Midget practice of the season.
Midgets will ski up to Cec's cabin with backpacks. You will be tenting outside in groups. You will need a tent for the group, warm sleeping bag and mattress, winter boots, ski clothing and boots, water bottle and carrier, bowl, cup and spoon, headlamp, warm clothing - snow pants, jackets, mitts, toque, extra socks. And a backpack to carry it all in. Bring warm up skis and poles with bigger baskets if possible as you will be backcountry skiing on Saturday morning. Coaches will supply the stoves and pots and water. Food will be organized and purchased by the coaches. There will be a fee of about $7 per kid to cover food and cabin rental costs. There will be emails with further information coming.
Juveniles+: Skate Skiing
Midgets: Classic Skiing
Pee Wees: Any pee wees that would like to join in with the Jackrabbit fun day are welcome. Please arrive by 10:15 am to be put into a group.
Bantams: There is no Bantam practice today. All Bantams should be participating in the BC Midget Championships in Revelstoke.
Juveniles+: Skate Skiing, 4:15 to 5:45 pm
Midgets: Skate Skiing
Bantams: Skate Skiing - 4:00 to 5:45 -
This will be the last practice of the season for Bantams. There will be a mini-Fun Day with stations and activities. We will then have hot dogs and marshmallows. Please note the later pick up time. We would appreciate a $2.00/child contribution towards the cost of the food as this is not part of race team budget.
Pee Wees: Skate Skiing -
4:00 to 5:45 - There will be a mini-Fun Day with stations and activities with the Bantam group. We will then have hot dogs and marshmallows. Please note the later pick up time. This will be the last formal practice of the season. We would appreciate a $2.00/child contribution towards the cost of the food as this is not part of race team budget.
Pee Wees that would like to participate in the Jackrabbit Fun Day on March 3 are welcome to. Please let Donna know by Feb 28 if you are planning on participating so we can let the organizers know.
Juveniles+: Classic Skiing
Midgets: Classic and Skate skiing. We will be doing a Skiathlon so you will need both sets of skis and poles and the boots of your choice.
Bantams: Classic Skiing
Peewees: Classic Skiing. To follow the Candy Buffet theme that many of the groups have participated in, the pee wees will have a Funky Cookie (or squares) Buffet at Cec's Cabin. Please prepare 6 cookies or squares in a wild funky design to share with the group. It would be great if the Pee Wees could do the decorating. Store boxed cookies that have been embellished are welcome if time and baking skills are a challenge. Please package for travel, the coaches will bring backpacks to transport the goodies up the hill. I don't believe we have any food allergies in our group, but I try and stay away from peanut products if possible.