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Results for Mountain Storm – Mar 7, 2009

The third round of the Canadian Skimo Cup for 2009 season was hosted at the Fernie Alpine Resort.

Once again, during the Mountain Storm event a true snow storm hit the mountain which added to the overall challenge of the race.

Three days of snowing and the resort’s highest chairlift failure provided competitors with great powder skiing and many of them took tumbles and head-first falls.

The race was won by a Canadian fast man – Reiner Thoni – very closely followed by another fast charging competitors.

Women’s main race was won by Julie Matteau who moved this winter to Revelstoke to devote herself to full time ski bumming.

Complete results are here:

Mountain Storm – Mar 7, 2009

Results for ROAM Randonnee Rally – Feb 21, 2009

Whitewater ski resort near Nelson, BC hosted the second leg of the Canadian Skimo Cup for the 2009 season. The event was part of the famed Cold Smoke Powder Fest.

Good spirits and powder made this event once again a success.

The race was won by a “Bavarian machine” – Benedikt Bohm – who was closely followed by Brandon French and Ben Parsons of USA.

Full results are attached:

ROAM Randonnee Rally – Feb 21, 2009

Results for Sunshine 5000 – Feb 7, 2009

The Sunshine 5000 event kicked of the Canadian Ski Mountaineering Cup series for the 2009 season.

True to its name – Sunshine Village – the resort provided a fantastic weather with sunny skies, some wind but decent temperatures.

Top two spots were taken by unstoppable Americans – Ben Parsons and Brendon French – who are arguably the fastest on the continent.

Full results are attached in a PDF file:

Sunshine 5000 – Feb 7, 2009