COLLINGWOOD SET TO HOST BEST ALPINE SKIERS IN NORTH AMERICA
WHAT: Alpine Ontario Alpin (AOA) and Alpine Canada Alpin is pleased to announce the return of the Nor-Am Cup (North American Cup) to the Collingwood area. The series will also be the first Nor-Am ever to host a parallel slalom, which is a new addition to the World Cup FIS circuit, providing fans with a very exciting venue as racers go head-to-head down the course.
WHEN: January 2nd – 6th, 2019
WHERE: January 2 – Georgian Peaks Club, Giant Slalom January 3 – Georgian Peaks, Giant Slalom January 4 – Alpine Ski Club, Parallel Slalom January 5 – Osler Bluff Ski Club, Slalom January 6 – Osler Bluff Ski Club, Slalom
WHO: Approximately 80 of the best women FIS* Alpine Ski Racers in North America including members of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team, USSA National Team, Ontario Ski Team and Quebec Ski Team. FIS pertains to athletes competing on a world ranking systems for competitors 16years and older.
WHY: The Nor Am Cup Circuit is a feeder system to the World Cup Circuit. It is a stepping stone for athletes to jump from the Provincial level to the World Level allowing for high calibre racing in North America. The overall winners of the Nor Am Cup circuit earn an automatic berth on the World Cup for the following year.