17 skiers qualify for Canada Winter Games
“We have a solid crew and I like our chances."
Seventeen deserving and lucky skiers from BC will be “surrounded by ocean, beauty and spirit” as the Canada Winter Games descends upon the beautiful Prince Edward Island in late February. 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches from 20 sports will embark on the largest multi-sport event in the country.
BC Alpine announced today 14 BC Alpine skiers and 3 para skiers from 7 clubs from across the province who have qualified to represent Team BC. The alpine and para-alpine events are scheduled from Feb. 28 – March 5th.
“We have a solid crew and I like our chances,” said Johnny Crichton, BC Alpine VP. “These are talented and competitive skiers in this group so let’s see what happens.”
Most events will be streamed for free on any device HERE. Viewers of the platform will also be able to enjoy plenty of on-demand content including archived events and daily recap videos. The full 2023 Canada Games broadcast schedule, including CBC Sports and Radio-Canada Sports coverage, can be found at this location.
The Team BC squad is led by Roxy Coatesworth, of the Black Dog Ski Club, one of the top prospects in the country. Roxy won the U16 super-G nationals last season and has proven herself on snow and in the gym as a top prospect.
The skiers named below qualified for Team BC through a point scoring tabulation in ski races in the BC Alpine Teck Open series, in multiple disciplines.
About BC Alpine
BC Alpine Ski Association's mission is to lead and govern the sport of alpine ski racing in BC, to provide leadership and structure for our clubs to deliver high quality, sustainable and affordable programming and to communicate the competitive, recreational and lifestyle benefits of ski racing to the community.