e-News April 8 | Jonny Kellock | Bursaries | Extra Days
A Celebration of Life for Jonny Kellock | Sat, April 16
WMSC is holding two events on April 16th to celebrate our friend and coach Jonny Kellock. There will be a new start named after Jonny (formerly know as Beauty start) on the Dave Murray National Training Centre. We will reveal the new signage at approximately 2 pm followed by a reception back at the club cabin staring at 3:30pm.
2:00 PM : Jonny’s Start Unveil on DMNTC
3:30 PM : Après at Whistler Mountain Ski Club — Join us for drinks, food and community.
Rob Boyd Bursary | Nominations Deadline Sunday, April 10th
The ‘Rob Boyd Bursary’ is awarded annually, to the next seasons U18 athletes, making current 2nd year U16’s eligible for the award as well.
For the 4th year, Rob is awarding 2 deserving athletes a $1,000 bursary each that will be credited to their WMSC account. In time, as the fund grows, additional bursaries may be awarded.
Candidates should embody the ‘WMSC Teamship Values’ and include (but not limited to):
* Passion for the sport – ski racing as well as knowledge/skills/desire to ski all aspects of the mountains.
- Fairplay – showing positive attitude, assisting fellow athletes and appreciation for officials/volunteers (on or off the slopes).
- Be a role model/mentor/ambassador for the sport (yet perhaps have a bit of a wild side?!?).
- Work ethic – arrive early, stay late (to take one or two more runs – off piste?), show a willingness to assist coaches, collect/transport training equipment and gear when necessary
- Show potential and desire to be successful in racing, and when appropriate, give back to the sport.
Nominations should be submitted by teammates or coaches directly to the WMSC Bursaries Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why the individual should be considered for this award. Submissions should be in letter form and include anecdotes or examples that exemplify the individuals’ character and/or actions deserving of recognition and support.
Dave Murray and Jordan Schick Bursaries | Nominations deadline Sunday, April 10th
All 2nd year U16 to U21 Athletes who are enrolling to 2021-2022 WMSC 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.
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 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.
For specific details and criteria, please visit WMSC Awards and Bursaries
Extra Days | April Registration
Extra Training Days will be available for purchase from December 2, 2021 to April 24, 2022.
Registration opens every Sunday evening and closes every Tuesdays at midnight.
Costs: U12 and U14 $75/day | U16 and FIS $80/day.
For specific details visit our website www.wmsc.info | Programs |select your page (U12 to FIS) | Extra Days
FIS Extra Training Days | Contact your coaches