400 athletes, 12 countries, 3 days of alpine ski racing for the best athletes in the world aged 11 - 15. Whistler Blackcomb is home to this international race the only one of its kind in North America. Now in its 21st year the Whistler Cup is a breeding ground for young talent. Past attendees include Olympic Gold medal winners Anja Parson, Tina Maze, Lindsey Vonn and many more past world champions and main stays on the World Cup Tour.
During the 3 day competition athletes will compete in various classes of skiing including: Slalom, Super G, Super Slalom and Giant Slalom. These competitions will take place on Whistler Mountain at the Dave Murray Downhill track and Raven/Ptarmigan course. Both of these tracks are located near the bottom of Whistler Mountain and can be accessed by hiking or chairlift. All of the events can be watched by the public for FREE.
The Whistler Cup takes place April 5-7 throughout Whistler. For more information on this event including a complete event schedule head on over to the Whistler Cup website.
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Posted by Aava Whistler Hotel on Tuesday, April 02, 2013