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Beauty of Sport – Sportsnet Magazine

If you haven’t seen it yet, I strongly recommend picking up the July 2013 issue of Sportsnet Magazine – The Beauty of Sport. The issue is filled with Canada’s top elite athletes, including Adam Van Koeverdan, PK Souban, Kailee Humphries and more. I was fortunate enough to be included in the issue along side these World Champions, Olympic gold […]

By |August 2nd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments|

Serwa Up On Sochi

Kelsey Serwa should be holding ski poles right now, not knitting needles and crutches. She should be preparing to go to the ski cross World Cup Finals in Sierra Nevada, Spain, next weekend with a shot at the overall title, not sitting on her couch in Kelowna, her season devastatingly cut short again by another ACL tear in her […]

By |March 20th, 2013|News|0 Comments|

One Year To Go

Deciding to sit out on the World Cup races in Germany early this February could have affected me in two ways heading to the Olympic test event in Russia. The time away from competition could have left me rusty and lacking confidence. Obviously this wouldn’t be a beneficial state to be in heading into what is arguably the most […]

By |March 1st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments|

Serwa and Thompson storm to one-two finish in Russia

Sochi, RUSSIA – One of the key attributes to being a great ski cross racer is the ability to keep your composure – and your line – while those around you are losing theirs in the often chaotic, elbow-bumping cauldron of four-skier racing.

Kelsey Serwa, the reigning world champion from Kelowna, did just that Tuesday, surviving a pair of “kamikaze” […]

By |February 19th, 2013|News|0 Comments|

Kelsey Serwa wins silver World Cup skicross medal

MEGEVE, France — Kelsey Serwa says she’s learned when to slow down in the fast-paced world of ski cross and her patient approach is paying off with podium finishes.

Serwa won a silver medal Wednesday at the Megeve World Cup, reaching the podium for the second time this season.

The Kelowna, B.C., skier waited for the right time to strike, then […]

By |January 18th, 2013|News|0 Comments|

One Year Marks the Day

Today, January 11th 2013 marks exactly one year since I blew my knee in the finals at Alpe D’Huez, France. It has been a difficult journey to say the least but I am extremely happy with my progression and overall comeback to date.

Although it was always a goal I kept in my mind throughout the recovery process of my […]

By |January 11th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments|

Dark arts to invade Olympics

(CNN) — We love the glamor of alpine skiing, the glow of tradition, the glitz of stars like Lindsey Vonn, and the gumption of her quest to race the men.

But do we love it enough to keep watching when skiing’s “dark side” is so much more exciting and dangerous?

Freestyle skiing is taking over the Olympics. A global passion for […]

By |January 10th, 2013|News|0 Comments|

Serwa top of podium for ski cross team

The Canadian Ski Cross Team took another step towards re-establishing itself as the top team in the world on Dec. 23 with a double podium at Innichen/San Candido, Italy. Reigning world champion Kelsey Serwa, returning from a knee injury that sidelined her for most of last season, placed first overall – her first World Cup medal since she won […]

By |January 2nd, 2013|News|0 Comments|

Serwa CBC Canadian Athlete of the Weekend

World ski cross champion Kelsey Serwa is CBCSports.ca’s Canada’s Athlete of the Weekend after putting the program back on top of the ski cross podium Sunday.

Serwa captured gold in the women’s final at Innichen-San Candido, Italy, winning her first competition since returning from injury on the same hill where she claimed the opening two World Cup victories last season.

In […]

By |December 25th, 2012|News|0 Comments|

Kelsey Serwa finishes just off the podium

The rebuilding of an aggressive, take-some-risks attitude continued Thursday for ski cross racer Kelsey Serwa as the 2011 world champion from Kelowna finished just off the podium at a World Cup in Telluride, Colo.

Serwa, who missed a good chunk of last season after tearing up her left knee in a crash in France in January, qualified just 15th fastest […]

By |December 17th, 2012|News|0 Comments|