Photo from BC Alpine website: www.bcalpine.comDear Members,

Preparations for the 2018 BC Alpine Member Summit and Annual General Meeting are underway!

When: Day 1: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 – buffet lunch served at 11:30 am, meeting from 12:00 noon to approximately 5:00 pm

            Day 2: Sunday, September 30th, 2018 – light breakfast served at 7:45 am, meeting from 8:30 am to approximately 1:30 pm

Where: The Coast Capri Hotel, 1171 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna BC  V1Y 6E8,   
****BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE COAST CAPRI SOON!! Call the hotel directly at 1.250.860.6060 and be sure to let them know you're with BC Alpine to access the special group rate.

Please see our detailed Agenda and Online RSVP page (be sure to sign up so we know you’re coming!)

We are excited to announce that one of the greatest Sport Science Directors in Alpine Ski Racing will be the keynote speaker at our meetings in Kelowna! Dr. Robert Reid has been instrumental in Norway´s growing success since he took on that role in 2010 and created the Sport Science Department at the Norwegian Ski Federation. His PhD in Biomechanics combined with his coaching background make him unique in our sport, and his approach to development, high performance and culture is state-of-the-art. He will be speaking to both the coaches and to the general membership.

Key points from Dr. Reid's background:
– Born in Texas, Grew up in Missouri
– 1993-1997: Assistant sport science and dryland coach, USSA; Assistant coach and teacher, Mt. Hood Academy
– 2000-2004: Dryland coach WC Men, Norwegian Alpine Ski Team
– 2004-2010: PhD in biomechanics, Norwegian School of Sport Science
– From 2010: Sport Science Director, Norwegian Alpine Ski Team

Everyone is invited to the always popular social and awards banquet on Saturday night:
2018 Goldie Awards Banquet and Social (great food, friends and fun!!)

When: Saturday, September 29, 2018 – 6:00 pm cocktails (cash bar), dinner (on us) at 7:00 pm 

Where: Bohemian Cafe & Catering Co., 524 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6P1

PLEASE RSVP HEREWe look forward to seeing everyone again, during what promises to be an interesting, productive and enjoyable two days in Kelowna. All members are encouraged to attend. See you there!

Hugh MacNaught
BC Alpine Chair