BCBSA is extremely pleased to announce that we will be hosting another Talent ID event on November 8 at the Richmond Olympic Oval. At this event, we will be performing Speed testing as well as FULL Strength testing for new and existing Skeleton and Bobsleigh athletes. This is a key identification event for any athlete looking to joing the BC High Performance teams or the Canadian teams.
The Whistler Athletes Centre is offering SPECIAL RATES for BCBSA athletes starting who will be training at the Whistler Sliding Centre this weekend. In an effort to help support BC athletes, they are offering special room rates.
—FIBT takes step to open four-man bobsleigh to mixed-gender and women teams—
CALGARY—Canada’s women’s bobsleigh athletes will have increased opportunities to develop their skills and race against the world’s best on the elite stage, following a decision announced on Thursday by the FIBT that will allow mixed-gender and women’s teams to compete in four-man races.
“Storey” Continues at the Helm of Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton
—Sarah Storey elected as President to guide new era of Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton—
CALGARY—A new face, but the same highly accomplished name, will lead a new era for Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton as Sarah Storey was elected president at the sport federation’s recent Annual General Meeting.
Once again, BC Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association will be hosting a number of Driving Schools for both Bobsleigh and Skeleton this winter.
This year we will also be introducing credit to our athletes when we have a full school. This makes for a great opportunity to get your friends together to try out these exhilirating sports and helps reduce the cost of the programs for our athletes.
As BCBSA continues to align with Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton's programing and standards, we have updated the our testing required for Talent ID Events. The following tests will be performed at the Talent ID Events: