National Large Hill Ski Jumping / Nordic Combined Championships

National Large Hill Ski Jumping/Nordic Combined Championships 

Whistler Sport Legacies, Ski Jumping Canada, and Own The Podium are bringing the National Large Hill Ski Jumping/Nordic Combined Championships to Whistler Olympic Park on March 31, 2012. This is the first time that the ski jumps will be open since the Games in February 2010. Free Admission for spectators!

Open Training: March 24 - April 1, 2012

National Team training camp and Open International training for men and women ski jump categories and nordic combined category.

9:00am - 12:00pm Daily

Event Day: March 31, 2012

9:00 am - Large Hill (2 Rounds)
11:00 am - Normal Hill (2 Rounds)
1:30 pm - Nordic Combined Ski Event

Get Involved!

Free Breakfast
Come one come all! Free pancake breakfast at the bottom of the ski jumps on Saturday, March 31.  Suggested twoonie donation to event host Callaghan Winter Sports Club. Enjoy tasty pancakes, prepared by Whistler Cooks, while taking in the Large Hill Ski Jump Event.

Volunteer
Callaghan Winter Sport Club, the host club, is looking for event volunteers.  For more information on how to become a vounteer for this exciting event click here.

Star-Studded Field

With the strong structural similarities between the Whistler Olympic Park ski jumps and the jumps constructed in Sochi for the 2014 Games, this year's National Championships Event has attracted some big names to the Park. Some star studded athlete's to keep your eye on include:

The Canadian Women's Team - Renowned for their dedication to the sport, the Canadian women's team played a pivotal role in establishing women's ski jumping as an Olympic sport for the 2014 Winter Games.

MacKenzie Boyd-Clowes
- Canadian Record Holder in Ski Flying (194 m, set February 23, 2012).

Pascal Bodmer & Martin Schmitt
- Both members of the German Team, Martin Schmitt has won numerous Olympic and World Cup medals in individual events and as part of the German Team.  This includes being a member of the Silver medal team in the Ski Jumping team event in the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. 

USA Team Athletes

Canadian Men's Team

Canadian Nordic Combined Team

 

Event Contacts

Ski Jumping Canada

For athlete inquiries please contact Brent Morrice  at brentmorrice@shaw.ca.

Callaghan Winter Sports Club

For host club inquiries please contact President Clayton Whitman at clayton@claytonwhitman.ca.

Whistler Olympic Park

For venue inquiries, please contact Sport Manager John Heilig at jheilig@whistlersportlegacies.com.

 

All dates: 
Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 08:45