Yuk Yuk's

Feb. 12 Fun and Race Update

The Yuk Yuk’s show was a big success and financially a boon for the ski racers. Hopefully it will become a fixture for years to come. The Mealey Classic is next week in Sault Ste. Marie and hopefully will be great race though the ski conditions are not what we have been experiencing in Timmins this year. March is coming with a glut of upcoming races. The Nancy Greene finals are in Sudbury this year and are a chance for the junior racers to show their stuff. At the end of March break is the Kanasuta race which was a lot of fun last year (though very cold!) and should be good this year as well if they have the snow that we have had. This also was a fun race for the junior skiers as well as the K’s. Our Slalom Derby is coming the end of March and hopefully we will still have lots of snow after having to cancel the Boreal Cup. The Downhill is in fantastic shape and we keep getting more snow in little dumps so unless we have a major thaw we should be fine. Hope to see everyone there!

Winter Update

January is coming to an end and we are having a great season so far. The hill is in shape for a long season if the weather cooperates. We had a bit of rain yesterday but it froze up fairly quickly without much snow loss.
We had the unfortunate luck of having to cancel the annual Boreal Cup due to mechanical failure from the chairlift. It was a big disappointment to everyone involved since the conditions on the Downhill were perfect for racing. We are hoping for a long season so that we can go ahead with the Slalom Derby the end of March. The older kids were off at the Dual City Race this past weekend and they are off again to Mont Video for a race this weekend. The upcoming Mealey Classic in Sault Ste. Marie is always a big event for the K’s and J’s.
The Timmins Ski Racers Yuk Yuk’s night is coming up February 3 and is shaping up to be a fun evening. Ticket sales are going well though there are still tickets available at YIG’s, the Timmins Square service desk and the Shopper’s Drug Mart on Algonquin. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door so come on out and bring some friends.