Big White is hosting the The 2018 Sport Chek Speed Nation SBX/Para Nationals this week. -Image: Big White

Big White hosts para snowboard nationals

Canada Snowboard events brings competitors from across North America

Big White and Canada Snowboard is playing host this week to the Speed Nation SBX/Para Nationals.

Canada and the rest of North America’s top riders are gracing the slopes of the Kelowna area resort to compete in snowboard cross and para-snowboard disciplines.

Patrick Jarvis, Executive Director of Canada Snowboard, is excited to once again see a World Class event on the slopes of Big White.

“We know that the organizers have worked hard to prepare the course and ensure that all the details have been taking care of to allow you to enjoy and compete at your highest level,” Jarvis said.

The event began Wednesday afternoon and wraps up Sunday at Big White.

Schedule of events:

Mar. 22—SBX Senior National Championships qualifying/finals: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Mar. 23—Official Training – SBX Junior

Mar. 24—SBX Junior National Championships qualifying/ finals: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Mar. 25—Official Training – SBX Para/ U15

Mar. 26—SBX Para/U15 National Championships qualifying/finals: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

To report a typo, email: edit@kelownacapnews.com.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Telephone poles placed in centre of sidewalk angers West Kelowna watchdog

Audience Group calls placement of poles in new Boucherie Road upgrade project ‘idiocy’

Kelowna asking public to help update its Cultural Plan

Second survey this year to posted to gather public input about cultural programs and services

Three candidates drop out of Central Okanagan municipal election

Two running for Peachland/OK West trustee and OK East rural director candidate step aside

West Kelowna water warning downgraded

City lowers boil water notice for Lakeview water system to a water quality advisory

Ancestral remains uncovered at Fintry to be reburied

Remains found along Shorts Creek in Fintry Provincial Park during flood remediation measures

Your weekend weather update

Rain continues to move right across the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen.

B.C. premier apologizes for removal of 1950s totem pole at Canada-U.S. border

First Nations say pole was raised at Peace Arch but removed to make way for tourism centre

Tornado touches down in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que.

Environment Canada says cars and homes have been damaged by severe thunderstorms and high wind gusts

Low risk associated with case of pneumococcal disease in the South Okanagan

No identified risk to the public from recent case of pneumococcal disease with associated meningitis

An unexpected sight: Bear spotted eating another bear in central B.C.

Cheslatta Carrier Nation Chief finds bear eating another bear’s carcass

RCMP confirm death of missing BC teen Jessica Patrick

No details on cause were given. Case is under criminal investigation and police are asking for tips.

CUTENESS OVERLOAD: 2 sea otters hold hands at the Vancouver Aquarium

Holding hands is a common – and adorable – way for otters to stay safe in the water

B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist

Farley Mifsud is gaining fans with every performance

Yukon man facing new attempted murder charge in B.C. exploding mail case

Leon Nepper, 73, is now facing one charge each of aggravated assault and attempted murder

Most Read