Kananaskis, Alberta (February 5, 2010) — Currently host to both International Olympic Alpine Teams and Team Canada for training, Nakiska is alive with Olympic spirit and proud to be assisting these athletes with their competitive edge prior to the Vancouver 2010 Games. The competitive energy can be felt around the resort as these top athletes push through daily workouts on the streamline slopes of Mapmaker, Whoop-Up, and Legacy at Nakiska Ski Resort. The Alpine teams are thrilled with Nakiska’s racing conditions and well taken care of with delicious and nutritious meals in the Legacy Lounge. Here, they refuel and soak up inspiration from the massive Legacy photo wall of the 1988 Olympics, a part of Nakiska’s heritage. As the Official National Training Centre for Alpine Canada Alpin, Nakiska Ski Resort proudly launches these athletes towards achieving their dreams and wishes them all the best at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games!
Olympic Alpine Teams Currently Training at Nakiska Ski Resort
Canada’s Men & Women
France’s Men & Women
Monaco’s Men & Women
Switzerland’s Men & Women
More photos and hi-res versions available for download at: www.flickr.com/skircr
Nakiska is famous for its world-class grooming, training facilities and close proximity to Calgary. Known as “Calgary’s Closest Mountain”, Nakiska www.skinakiska.com was the site of the alpine events of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and is part of the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) Family. RCR www.skircr.com is one of the largest ski resort owners/operators in North America, owning five ski resorts across Canada, including Fernie Alpine Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort in British Columbia, Nakiska in Alberta; and Mont-Sainte-Anne and Stoneham in Qu_bec. RCR aims to provide each and every guest the best vacation and recreation experience possible.