Lots more racing to come at KAR this winter

Ski racing for all ages plus a rail jam coming up at Kimberley Alpine Resort

Much more ski racing coming up in February at Kimberley Alpine Resort.

Much more ski racing coming up in February at Kimberley Alpine Resort.

Racing at KAR has been spectacular thus far this winter of 2016 and the action keeps on coming.

This Saturday enjoy the Mountain Rail Jam presented by The Choice.

This event is open to skiers and snowboarders aged 12 plus. You can register at 4 p.m. in the Resort Plaza and practice runs go from 4 to 6 p.m.

The competition starts at 6 p.m. Join the party and enjoy fire spinners, an outdoor barbecue and refreshment garden.

Then next week, the resort has another race event. From February 16 to 20, Kimberley Alpine Resort hosts the IPCAS/Masters Ski Race Series.

“This is a very unique combination, as we are combining the adaptive/disabled ski racers with 18-80 year old Masters Racers,” said Megan Field of KAR. “The IPCAS will be training and competing in Downhill and Super G disciplines only. The Masters will can compete in the Downhill, Super G, GS and a Night Slalom and it is open to anyone 18 and older that has the desire to compete.”

Master Racers must pre register and can register now (deadline Monday, February 15) at https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=11146

Tuesday, Feb 16 and Wed. Feb 17 are  Downhill training days (you must attend one downhill training day to compete in the Downhill Race).

Thursday, Feb 18 –  Downhill Race

Thursday, Feb 18 – Masters Night slalom

Friday, Feb 19 –  Super G Race

Saturday, Feb 20 – GS Race

And that’s not the end of it. There’s more racing on February 27 and 28, when regional skiers go for IFSA points in the Jeep Junior Freeski Series presented by Rossignol & Smith Optics.

“This 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,” said Matt Mosteller, VP for Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, the KAR parent company. “The Jeep Junior Freeski Series presented by Rossignol & Smith Optics is the only one of its kind in Canada and part of Resort of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) ongoing commitment to providing active and healthy pursuits for youth. To align with the IFSA qualification standards, the event is open to skier’s ages 7 to 18 featuring six categories: 7-11/12-14/15-18 male and female. “

Get registration information and the full schedule of events on the Kimberley Alpine Resort Online Events Calendar at skikimberley.com