Congratulations to Team Ontario selected to the 2019 Canada Winter Games!
Dates: February 23rd – March 3rd (2nd week of the Games)
Location: Red Deer, Alberta (skiing venues are Nakiska for SG/GS/SL & Canyon Ski Resort for Ski Cross)
Accommodations at Nakiska – Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
Race Schedule: www.canadagames.ca/2019
TEAM ONTARIO (Alpine):
Nikki Finoro – National Ski Academy, Collingwood
Tessa Foote – National Ski Academy, Toronto
Gillian Hamilton – National Capital Outaouais Ski Team, Ottawa
Cadence Kiss – Alpine Ski Club, Toronto
Penny Robinson – Thunder Bay Franco Alpine Ski Team, Shuniah
Lily Sewell – National Ski Academy, Collingwood
Natalie Stewart – Craigleith Ski Club, Toronto
Kyle Blandford – Georgian Peaks Club, Oakville
Robert Doman – Osler Bluff Ski Club, Oakville
James Gatcliffe – Georgian Peaks Club, Toronto
Benjamin Neylan – National Ski Academy, Toronto
Ellis Reid – Craigleith Ski Club, Collingwood
Aleksas Valadka – Georgian Peaks Club, Oakville
Ben Weingust – Craigleith Ski Club, Toronto
Head Coach: Heather Metzger, U16 Georgian Peaks Head Coach
Coach: Ally Dandy (supported through the Women in Coaching Program with the Canada Games Council).
Coach: Jurg Gfeller, National Ski Academy
Coach: Brent Gazarek, Craigleith Ski Club
TEAM ONTARIO (Para):
Rebecca Mideros -U16 Glacier Ski Club
Abbey VanDuzer – U16 Craigleith Ski Club
Brian Rowland – Calabogie Ski Racing Club
Ben Harris – Craigleith Ski Club
Head Coach: Gwen Binsfeld
Co Head Coach: Sandy Nattress
MEETINGS & TRAINING – Alpine
CWG Athlete Orientation – All athletes (in SOD) MUST attend this meeting at Georgian Peaks, 3:30 pm, Friday, Feb 8th. Heather Metzger will be in touch with those outside SOD.
Team Training Days:
Feb 11-12 – Georgian Peaks – Speed training & FIS GS forerunning
Feb 20-21 – TSC speed training & race.
For those out of SOD, Heather Metzger will communicate a plan for these athletes with their coaches.
Uniforms must not be worn until you are at the airport to depart for the games. Sizing issues will be dealt with in Alberta. Athletes who still need to pick up uniforms you can do so at Georgian Peaks on Friday during orientation.
Parents, please read in full this TRAVEL MEMO DOCUMENT
For those who must travel more than 300km to Toronto airport, you are eligible for a travel subsidy from the CWG. Ottawa athletes a max of $100 per flight and Thunder Bay $250 max of $250 per flight or $0.40 per km if driving. Please also see a travel memo attached.