Sara Kate Smith has been competing at Alpine skiing races every weekend for the past four weekends with some great success. She just returned from the zone finals in Revelstoke held the weekend of Mar. 31, and was awarded the K1 girls silver medal for the seasons’ overall achievement in the Okanagan Zone.
Sara has now qualified to compete at the Whistler Cup on April 6, 7 and 8. The Whistler Cup is an international children’s race open to athletes ages 11-14. For three days almost 400 kids come from all around the world to compete in three different disciplines; Kombi, Slalom and Giant Slalom.
Sara Kate has been training three days a week at Sun Peaks Alpine Club since mid November, and says her favorite event is Giant Slalom.