Whistler Sea-to-Sky Nordic Festival - Mar 15, 2013
|Date:||Friday, March 15, 2013|
|Where:||Whistler Olympic Park|
It's a winter sports enthusiast's ideal event; watch as Olympic and World Championship medallists go head to head in Whistler's world class nordic venues with athletes competing in events including Biathlon, Cross-Country Ski Racing and Ski Jumping.
March 15 - 20, 2013
Biathlon races combine cross country skiing with several rounds of rifle marksmanship. Competitors alternate skiing around a predetermined route with rounds of target shooting. The aim is to ski fast and shoot straight.
Haywood Ski Nationals
March 23 - 30, 2013
The 2013 Cross Country Ski Nationals are being hosted at Whistler Olympic Park, home of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.The Haywood Ski Nationals are the preeminent cross country ski event on the National calendar. The event attracts the best age group skiers from across Canada and includes approximately 500 skiers competing in up to 5 competitions over an eight day period.
Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Nationals
March 22 - 30, 2013
The Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined events are sure to draw a large crowd. The competition for the 2013 Nationals is looking fierce, with a strong contingent of Canadian women ski jumpers signed up to compete.
Nordic Skiing in Whistler
Whistler is a Nordic paradise. With over 129 km of trails over three venues, cross country skiers of all levels will find their perfect escape. Explore towering fir forests, workout on Olympic quality groomed trails, go night skiing close to the Village or experience sub-alpine wilderness.