Fernie native and BC Ski Team rookie Danielle Poleschuk took home two top-15 results over the weekend as the CIBC Coupe Nor-Am Cup wrapped up women's downhill competition Sunday in Lake Louise, AB.

Poleschuk, 16, with an undesirably high bib 34 came on strong to finish 14th in one minute 41.30 seconds on the men's Olympic downhill course in Lake Louise Saturday. Poleschuk was one of seven Canadians in the top-15.

Starting in 33rd for Sunday's downhill, Poleschuk tore up the course to finish amoung eight fellow Canadians in one minute 42.13 seconds for 15th spot.

The BC Alpine Ski Association organizes and coordinates alpine ski racing within the province of British Columbia and is the host association for the BC Ski Team. BC Alpine is a member Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) of Alpine Canada Alpin who is responsible for Canadian alpine race programs and the National Ski Team. BC Alpine promotes competitive skiing on behalf of its 42 member clubs and 6,000 athletes, officials and coaches across British Columbia.

BC Alpine is committed to bringing to our communities fun, challenge, and opportunities for personal excellence through participation and competition in alpine ski racing.


For more information please contact:
Sue-Lynda Bate
Communications Manager
BC Alpine Ski Association

Email: skiboss@bcalpine.com
Website: http://www.bcalpine.com