Death at Telemark Nordic Club in West Kelowna with coroner

Skier who passed away on the trails Friday appeared to have had a heart attack

  • Feb. 18, 2013 4:00 p.m.
Telemark Cross Country ski area

Telemark Cross Country ski area

Kelowna RCMP confirmed Monday a skier who died mid-Friday on the Telemark cross-country ski trails likely died of a heart attack.

Emergency response was called to the mountain Friday and CPR was performed on a man estimated to be around 60 years old.

The individual is believed to be from Summerland, Kelowna RCMP Cnst. Kris Clark said Monday during the regular police briefing.

His name was not released to media.

Kelowna Capital News