February 6, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PEI to host young Atlantic athletes for alpine skiing event
BROOKVALE, PE – The PEI Alpine Ski Team invites members of the public and media to attend two days of alpine ski racing at Brookvale Provincial Ski Park as part of the Atlantic Cup Series on Saturday Feb. 7 and Sunday Feb. 8, starting at 9:30 a.m. Registered racers range from ages 6-12 and are travelling from across Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador.
Athletes will race three runs of slalom on Saturday and two runs of Kombi on Sunday. Awards will be presented to first, second and third place racers in each respective gendered age division following each day’s events.
About the PEI Alpine Ski Team
The Prince Edward Island Alpine Ski Team exists to promote the sport of alpine ski racing in PEI by offering introductory and advanced race programs to youth aged 7-21.
The team is administered entirely by volunteers. PEI Athletes compete at events across Atlantic Canada and members have gone on to compete across North America and internationally. The PEI Alpine Ski Team has five representatives attending the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, BC later this month.
President, PEI Alpine
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