Kicking Horse Mountain Resort – Press Release
Jeep Junior Freeski Event at Kicking Horse Kicks Off RCR Freeski Series
November 27th, 2012, Golden BC – Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will be the newest stop on the JEEP Junior Freeski series on March 2/3, 2013. The event provides the opportunity for youth between the ages of 7 and 18 to develop and showcase their skiing skills in a fun and supportive environment. The event is part of Resort of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) ongoing commitment to providing active and healthy pursuits for youth. The multi resort Jeep Junior Freeski Series is the only one of its kind in Canada.
Competitors will display their skiing skills on natural terrain while being judged on 5 categories – Line Choice, Control, Fluidity, Technique and Style/Energy. To align with the IFSA qualification standards the event is open to skiers ages 12-18 with 4 categories – Boys 12-14, Girls 12-14, Boys 15-18 and Girls 15-18. A full event schedule will be available closer to the event.
The Kicking Horse Junior Freeski event will be part of the brand new RCR Jeep Junior Freeski Series which includes Junior events at Fernie Alpine Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort. The Kimberley Jr. Freeski will take place on Feb. 9-10 and the Fernie Junior Freeski event will take place Feb. 21-24. Both the Kimberley and Fernie events will be IFSA Regional qualification events and are open to skiers ages 7-18. A huge thanks to our sponsors and partners including the IFSA, Your Alberta Jeep Dealers, Rossignol and Smith Optics, Husky & TELUS.
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About Kicking Horse Mountain Resort & Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a world-class destination resort located 2.5 hours west of Calgary, nestled between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains in the heart of British Columbia. Winter offers a fully integrated mountain resort experience and the most progressive in-bounds skiing in North America. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort,www.kickinghorseresort.com, is part of the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. (RCR) family. Proudly Canadian, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. (RCR) is the largest private ski resort owner/operator in North America, owning six ski resorts across Canada, including Nakiska Ski Area in Alberta; Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort in British Columbia. RCR also owns and manages a number of hotels and golf courses, including Trickle Creek in Kimberley, and Wintergreen Golf and Country Club in Bragg Creek. RCR aims to provide each and every guest The Ultimate Experience.
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