Newsletter 2017 Volume 13

  • Thursday, March 9, 2017


It's not over till it's over!!!!

I don't know what you think but this season has gone by way too fast! We still have snow and there's more in the forecast. Even though our regular season is officially over we still have some red jackets heading out to post season races. Lets take a moment to wish them good luck.

This past weekend was an incredible display of the talent we have in our club. Our Club Championship races were exciting, intense and a pleasure to witness. All of our athletes did a great job! Our Champions have been crowned for another year and everyone has had an opportunity to celebrate. For the full results visit our results page at jwracers.ca

Now we would like to say a few thank-you's.

To the parents who have faithfully trucked your kids to the hill every weekend. You truly are the kids biggest sponsor!

To the racers who not only showed up and skied their hearts out, but have represented the Jozo Club and Blue Mountain very well. You do us proud!

To our sponsors who make everything we do possible. We are so blessed to have you with us and value the partnerships we have developed. We wear your logo's with pride!

And to the volunteers who make our club what it is. Our board, our team managers, and all the parents who stood on the hill, recorded times, announced, ran coats, collected bibs or helped in any way at the races. It is the dedication of everyone that enables our program to flourish and our races to run.

Thank-you, Thank-you, Thank-you!!!!!!!

 

Some fun Facts about our Jozo Weider Web Site:

The Jozo Weider Alpine Racing Team has grown and progressed leaps and bounds over the last few years. A major contributing factor has been in improving communications with our members. The JWRacers web site has become the go to location for information about our club. Martin Bellemare must be given full credit for the slick and professional look and the easy navigation of the site. Martin spends countless volunteer hours maintaining the site, crucial for all of us to stay informed. Here are a few interesting statistics gathered from the first of December until the end of February:


• There have been over 8,200 site visits
• Those visits viewed over 28,000 pages
• Most site visits are from Canada (95%), but the site had visits from other countries including USA, Russia, UK, Jamaica, Mexico, Turkey, China, and Switzerland
• Sections in order of popularity:
Teams
Home
Results
News
Buy and Sell
Calendar
Photos / Videos (FYI – if you haven’t visited the video page this year’s banquet video is now loaded as well as videos from years past)


The Buy and Sell page had 44 posts, with at least 27 items sold
There were 120 emails sent to info@jwracers.ca and 70 emails sent to buyandsell@jwracers.ca

 

Coaching Courses:

If there is anyone in your household who has an interest in coaching, there are several courses being offered. You can find more information using the following link: https://www.canskicoach.org/en/entry-level-courses

I'm sure Rob Crossan whould be interested in talking to anyone who completes them!!!!

 

Looking for something fun this weekend?

ANNOUNCING U8 / U10 Categories for the
#Ski4Nik Challenge on Saturday March 11
On Saturday March 11, the #Ski4Nik Challenge in addition to the U16/Adult category, we will now have U8 / U10 Categories!
Come out U8 / U10 athletes with a parent or a coach for a GS timed course and Dual Slalom competition.

Cost:


• U8 or U10 Athlete with a Parent - $150
• U8 or U10 Athlete with a Parent + 1 Parent After Party Ticket - $170
• U8 or U10 Athlete Only (accompanied by a coach) - $75
• Additional After Party Tickets - $25


Each Participant receives an Event Bag, valued at $100 includes:


• NZF Swag
• Lunch
• Additional product giveaway

Don't forget about the McDonald's Truck serving FREE* Coffee and Breakfast!*While supplies last.


IMPORTANT NOTE:
Due to weather and snow conditions, we have updated the Saturday Event Schedule/Format:


• Registration - 7:00am-8:30am
• Morning GS Time Trial (9:30am Start Time)
• Afternoon Dual Slalom


Snow is still on the ground at Craigleith and the weather forecast for the weekend looks good with -7oC on Saturday!


This Fundraiser supports the Foundation as it strives to ensure all ski training and race events have sufficient safety equipment. The Foundation supports this through a Ski Racing Safety Grants and a Safety Net Loan Program. The Foundation has supported the purchase of over 3KM of Safety Net across Canada!


The Foundation also supports athlete development though numerous subsidized training camps throughout the season. Over 1,800 Athletes have been supported!


Click Here to Register and get your AFTER PARTY TICKETS NOW! http://www.nzfoundation.ca/events/view/2017-ski4nik-challenge-and-the-after-party-fundraiser

 

Before you pack your ski's away for the season, don't forget to take them for a final visit to Army's. That way, you'll be ready to go with the first snow next season.

Although our newsletter will no longer be a weekly addition to your inbox, stay tuned for updates throughout the off season! We will be popping in periodically to keep you up to date on the important stuff until we will meet again slopeside!

 

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