WMSC Bursaries Nominations deadline extended to April 20th

Posted by Whistler Mountain Ski Club on Apr 08 2020 at 01:09PM PDT in 2020-2021 Season

A quick note to inform you that our 2020-2021 WMSC Bursaries are still taking place.

All 2nd year U16 to U21 Athletes who are enrolling in the WMSC 2020-2021 season are eligible to receive any of the WMSC Bursaries. These are financial awards which can be applied to further your participation in pre-season camps and races. Rob Boyd, Dave Murray and Jordan Schick set an example in the Ski Racing community and it is in this spirit that we are pleased to honor them with these bursaries.

The purpose of the WMSC bursaries is to support, promote, encourage and sponsor WMSC Teamship Values, sportmanship, leadership and passion for ski racing. These bursaries recognize U16 to U21 athletes who exemplify these qualities.

We will be announcing the winners on Saturday, April 25th virtually. Stay tuned!

For specific details and criteria for each bursary, please visit WMSC Awards and Bursaries

Rob Boyd Bursary

Rob Boyd – the first ski racer to win a downhill world cup on home soil. Rob has generously agreed to support a bursary for continuing U18/U21 athletes as well as aspiring 2nd year U16 athletes who are moving into U18/U21. The Rob Boyd Bursary will be awarded to one athlete of each gender in the amount of $1,000 each.

Nominations may be made by teammates or coaches in writing. Athletes, if you train with a friend that embodies the qualities above, please send your nominations now to

Nominations should be received by Monday, April 20th

Dave Murray Bursary

Dave Murray is well known as one of the Crazy Canucks! He ski raced in the same hills as our athletes race today. He left us a legacy: The Dave Murray Bursary of $750 and plaque or trophy awarded to one racer, either gender.

Nominations will be made by coaches for 2nd year U16 athletes moving to U18, U18 or U21 racers with financial need, committed to the the sport; that shows athletic ability and potential to rise in alpine ski racing.

Jordan Schick Bursary

Jordan Schick Bursary of $750 and plaque will be awarded to one racer, either gender

The family of Jordan Schick awards this bursary to a racer at WMSC in Jordan’s memory. Jordan lost his life in a car accident while he was a WMSC racer.

Nominations will be made by Coaches and the bursary will be awarded to one racer in the 2nd year U16 moving to U18, U18 or U21 program


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