December 2018

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CANSI Telemark Development Clinics - Interski 2019 Style Posted on Dec 21st, 2018

Interski Fundraiser: Using the Canadian method to develop a telemark skier


CANSI instructors on the Interski 2019 Canadian team need your support to cover some of the costs associated with participating in this major international ski instructor congress  (Pamporovo, Bulgaria, March 2019). They have decided on a formula that combines the useful with the fun: a day of ski technique development for CANSI instructors! 

For details and registration please read on. 


Sigge Björklund 1926 - 2018 Posted on Dec 7th, 2018

pix-Sigge_Bjorklund.jpgAlf Sigvald Björklund (Sigge) passed away peacefully late in the evening on November 10, 2018 with family at his side. He was born in Lappfjärd, Finland, and immigrated to Vancouver in 1956. 

Sigge worked as an electrician throughout the Lower Mainland and later founded the ski shop Sigge’s Sport Villa. He is well known for his passion and commitment to cross country skiing in Western Canada. As one of the original members of CANSI, he was active on our board and as a course conductor. His leadership helped grow the sport and the association during our early years in the late 70s, 80s and early 90s.