CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2008 BC ALPINE AWARD RECIPIENTS!
BOB PARSONS MEMORIAL FUND BURSARY: Awarded to the athlete who best illustrates dedication and leadership to ski racing and shows a need for support, priority to J1/J2 athletes. Bob Parsons was the original Weasel Worker at the Whistler World Cup. Three individuals were selected for this award and will receive $1,000.00 each from the Bob Parsons Memorial Fund.
- Colin Bailey (Sun Peaks Alpine Club)
- Ainsley Adam (Cypress Ski Club)
- Benjamin MacLean (Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
DAVE MURRAY SKI FOUNDATION BURSARY: Awarded to one individual per province based on athletic ability, need, sportsmanship and leadership. Founded in 1987 by friends of Dave Murray after $80,000 was raised at a fundraiser in his name. The recipient will receive $750.
- Justin Hayto (Cypress Ski Club)
SKI CANADA MAGAZINE BURSARY: Awarded to two K2 athletes who show potential to rise to the top of ski racing in Canada and show need for financial assistance. The recipients will each receive $500 from Ski Canada Magazine.
- Rebecca Bermel (Kimberley North Star Racers)
- Broderick Thompson (Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
CARY MULLEN AWARD: Trophy awarded to one male and one female athlete who best display sportsmanlike conduct and fair play.
- Glenn Goldsmid (Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
- Kayla Johnston (Big White Racers)
BC KINDER COACH OF THE YEAR: Trophy awarded to one or more Club coaches with a proven capacity to improve team and/or athlete performance.
- Kyle Stubbs (Mt. Washington Ski Club)
- Bob Deeks and Craig Glenday (Whistler Mountain Ski Club)
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD: Trophy awarded to a volunteer who showed dedication above and beyond the normal expectations of a volunteer.
- Laurie and Ted Spearin (Vernon Ski Club)
MOUNTAIN RESORT OF THE YEAR: Trophy awarded to a resort that shows support and commitment to the ski club and to the sport of ski racing.
- Whistler Blackcomb
EVENT OF THE YEAR AWARD:
- BC Winter Games (Kimberley Mountain Resort, hosted by Kimberley North Star Racers)
CLUB DEVELOPMENT OF THE YEAR AWARD: Trophy awarded to a BC Alpine club who has illustrated growth and significant improvement or leadership.
- Grouse Tyee Ski Club
MOIRA JAATTEENMAKI OFFICIALS AWARD TROPHY: Awarded for continued dedication to the Officials program and the sport of ski racing by serving as a committed BC Alpine official over several seasons.
- John Huddart (Vernon Ski Club)
COAST ZONE OFFICIALS AWARD TROPHY:
- Gerda Koch (Grouse Tyee Ski Club)
NORTH ZONE OFFICIALS AWARD TROPHY:
- Tim Nevison (Prince George Ski Club)
KOOTENAY ZONE OFFICIALS AWARD TROPHY:
- Rick and Daphne Hammond (Kimberley North Star Racers)
OKANAGAN ZONE OFFICIALS AWARD TROPHY:
- Rob Moffat (Big White Racers)
LONG TERM PRESIDENT'S AWARD TROPHY:
- Sandra Campbell (Timberland Ski Club)
Posted by: Kathy Stahr