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A summer of fundraising

One of the benefits of being a winter athlete is getting to enjoy summers at home. Of course there are countless hours of strength and condition training that goes on, especially this summer with the rehabilitation of my knee, but I also get to participate in a few of my favorite fundraisers each year. Attending these events gives me […]

By |November 2nd, 2012|Blog|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|

Back into the groove

Now that I am officially done school for the summer I finally have time to catch up on my website so I can keep all of you amazing individuals up to date with everything in my life.

The rest of my winter and early spring consisted of lots of physiotherapy at Pinnacle, swimming (or trying to) at the YMCA, yoga […]

By |August 21st, 2012|Blog|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|

Remembering Nik Zoricic

I received a text from Mari at 4 am, Saturday morning on March 10th 2012. Her text simply said, “Something horrible has happened”.
At that time the rest of the team was in Grindelwald, Switzerland frantically rushing around in a panic and Niko was getting lifted to the hospital in Innsbruck, Switzerland. Things did not look good. Nik had fallen […]

By |March 12th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments|


I got to thinking about my race plan before my crash in Alpe D’Huez, France. Before the race, I was getting to the point where I was thinking too much instead of letting things fall into place. I started putting expectations on myself depending on the racers who were in my heat. To achieve my highest potential, I need […]

By |March 1st, 2012|Blog|0 Comments|

New Mattress for a new knee

I am so grateful to have the opportunity to use the new T3 Ironman Recovery Mattress generously supplied by Geoff at Sleepy’s Mattress and Furniture shop in Kelowna. I can honestly say that it is the best mattress I have ever slept on. If you’re in the market for a new mattress, I strongly advise checking out the T3 […]

By |February 23rd, 2012|Blog|0 Comments|

Back in the Gym

I just wanted to thank everyone who has been supporting my recovery over the past few weeks. You guys are all amazing and I really appreciate all the cards, messages, and well wishes!

I stared working out this week for the first time since my surgery at the end of January. The last few weeks have been tough…a lot tougher […]

By |February 20th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments|

Watching X Games

We are on the Coquihalla driving from Kelowna to Vancouver for my surgery tomorrow. I’ve been streaming the X Games race as much as possible as we move in and out of service. These IPad’s are the coolest machines on Earth, thanks Stan! Now I know how my parents feel when they are watching me race…watching my teammates race […]

By |January 29th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments|