Silver Star on the mark

The B.C. Telemark Ski Association hosts the Canada West Telemark Championships this weekend at Silver Star Mountain Resort.

The B.C. Telemark Ski Association hosts the Canada West Telemark Championships this weekend at Silver Star Mountain Resort.

The two days of racing are open events; open to all ages and abilities. Participants can enter the Junior (Under 16), Adult, Masters (60+) or Elite categories. Participants are not required to compete on race skis or have any racing experience.

The championships will run in conjunction with Silver Star’s Spring Loaded Telemark Festival, which will provide participants with a variety of other telemark activities. B.C. Telemark encourages anyone interested, regardless of age or skill level, to take part.

The two-run telemark GS, with an optional jump, goes Saturday. The telemark sprint classic, featuring a GS section, jump (optional), 360-degree  berm and skating section, is Sunday. To register, visit: www.bctelemark.com.