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Okanagan Women Magazine: Kelsey Serwa, Kelowna’s own

She’s an athlete with an international profile, but this Okanagan woman is most at home where she grew up, in the orchards of East Kelowna.

“Embrace being a woman, it’s a powerful thing. Be beautiful, be confident, be strong, be brilliant, be assertive….be you!”

She may be only 23 years old, but Canadian superstar ski cross racer, Kelsey Serwa, has collected […]

By |November 29th, 2012|News|0 Comments|

Ski Cross world champ Serwa back on snow

MT. HOOD, USA (Aug. 22, 2012)
Reigning ski cross world champion Kelsey Serwa has made a triumphant return to snow after recovering from a serious knee injury.

The 22-year-old from Kelowna, B.C., was one of the most dominant skiers on the World Cup circuit when she ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee in January 2012. Earlier this week […]

By |August 22nd, 2012|News|0 Comments|

Canada’s ski cross champion proud to be Okanagan College student

Okanagan College Media Release

With Olympic fever still lingering, one of Canada’s future Olympic hopefuls is giving high marks to Okanagan College.

Kelsey Serwa, a member of Canada’s National Ski Cross team and reigning Ski Cross World Champions, is wrapping up her second successful term at the College’s Kelowna campus before heading to the snowfield in Mount Hood, Oregon for training.

“I […]

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

The Books are Alive

Take a look, it’s in a book, but not just any book, a Moving talking book.

Inside the KLO Middle School on Thursday, students were given the opportunity to check out a Human Library. Volunteers from diverse backgrounds sat around tables talking to students about their lives, as a way to break down stereotypes and foster diversity.

Community member volunteers ranged […]

By |April 14th, 2012|News|0 Comments|

Kelowna’s Kelsey Serwa’s ski cross season ended by injury

Kelsey Serwa of Kelowna, the reigning women’s world and X Games ski cross champion, will miss the remainder of the World Cup season with a knee injury.

Serwa, 22, will require surgery to repair a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. She suffered the injury in Alpe d’Huez, France, on Jan. 11 when she landed awkwardly during the […]

By |January 18th, 2012|News|0 Comments|

Serwa battles back from tough season on the slopes

Sheri Lamb
Prince George Citizen Staff
slamb@pgcitizen.ca

Kelsey Serwa is determined to regain her world No. 1 ranking in the snowcross World Cup after an injury ended her 2012 season prematurely.

The 22-year-old from Kelowna was displaced from the top spot after suffering a torn ACL in her left knee during the final race of a World Cup event Jan. 11 in Alpe […]

By |January 16th, 2012|News|0 Comments|

Kelsey Serwa captures double ski cross gold

Athletes talk often about being in a zone when things are going good, of reaching that point where the world around you just seems to slow down and everything clicks.

The thing is, you don’t often hear it from a competitor in the unpredictable sport of ski cross, the high-speed, four-person heat racing that is part-NASCAR, part-roller derby only with […]

By |December 23rd, 2011|News|0 Comments|

Canada Captures Double Gold in Ski Cross

San Candido, Italy — The Canadian Press

Canada’s Brady Leman orchestrated a remarkable comeback from three separate broken legs, claiming gold in ski cross Saturday in his first World Cup appearance in two years. World champion Kelsey Serwa of Kelowna, B.C., won the women’s gold on a four-medal day for Canada.

“I’m just happy beyond words,” Leman said on a conference […]

By |December 17th, 2011|News|0 Comments|

Reminiscing of Summer

These last few days of rain have really given me the opportunity to reminisce about summer. I think we can all agree that the last few months have seemed to fly by. Looking at my photo collection convinces me that I have much to catch you all up on.

July consisted mostly of team activities with a girl’s camp for […]

By |September 16th, 2011|News|0 Comments|