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One-on-one with Kelsey Serwa

Kelsey Serwa’s goal in women’s skicross today is aggressive: “My goal in Sochi is to bring home to gold medal.” The Canadian, ranked No. 4 in the world, spoke to Postmedia News about how she got here:

Q: I want to ask you first about your injuries.

A: Which one?

Q: Yes, good point. Let’s talk about your most recent injury.

A: It’s […]

By |February 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments|
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    Giving up olympic dream was never on Kelsey Serwa’s mind after ACL surgery

Giving up olympic dream was never on Kelsey Serwa’s mind after ACL surgery

By Cam Tucker
Metro Vancouver

Inside the Vancouver Convention Centre last month, Kelsey Serwa stood up to the microphone and delivered a speech about competing as an Olympian.

Mentioned in there were the words “fear” and “anxiety.”

Those words are appropriate when talking about Serwa’s plight in getting back to the Olympics as a member of Canada’s ski cross team

Serwa, who grew up […]

By |February 20th, 2014|News|0 Comments|

For the love of sport

Just in time for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, a new feature length video highlighting Kelsey Serwa is available for viewing.

‘Kelsey Serwa: For The Love of Sport, is an eight minute video produced by Kelowna filmmaker Ryan Tebbutt.

“I produced a video for Kelsey Serwa in 2010 which is still on her website front page today so I thought it needed […]

By |February 9th, 2014|News|0 Comments|

Kelowna ski cross star Sochi bound

The Serwa name is one that’s woven into the very fabric of skiing culture in the central Okanagan, pretty much from Day 1. Serwa Construction has been active in all aspects of road building, commercial, and residential projects even before Cliff and his partner Doug Mervyn punched a road up the rugged Mission Creek valley to the broad, shoulder-shaped […]

By |February 4th, 2014|News|0 Comments|

Serwa named to Olympic ski cross team

The Canadian Olympic Committee announced the final group of freestyle skiers who will represent Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics during a ceremony in Vancouver on Monday.

Moguls, aerials, halfpipe and slopestyle skiers were named to the team in a ceremony on Jan 20.

The roster includes:

Men

Dave Duncan
Brady Leman
Chris Del Bosco

Women

Marielle Thompson
Kelsey Serwa
Georgia Simmerling

“All three of us on the men’s team are heading into […]

By |February 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments|

HBC Olympic Gear

Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), founded in 1670, is North America’s longest continually operated company.  HBC’s rich Canadian heritage is complemented by a long history supporting the Olympic movement in Canada making them the ideal partner for the Canadian Olympic Team, which is synonymous with national pride and athletics.

HBC first supported Canada’s Olympic athletes at the 1936 Olympic Winter Games […]

By |February 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments|

Olympian raising funds for student athletes

ATHLETES HAVE TO WORK TWICE AS HARD TO KEEP OUR GRADES UP AND TO NOT GET FINANCIAL RECOGNITION LIKE EVERYONE ELSE, IT’S A LITTLE BIT OF A KICK IN THE CHIN.

KELOWNA – As if she isn’t busy enough, Olympics bound freestyle skier and Kelowna born Kelsey Serwa is raising money for athletes who don’t qualify for scholastic bursaries. It’s […]

By |January 31st, 2014|News|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|

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|