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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

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|

Not old, but definitely bent and busted

I went from being the best in the world to broken like the many before me. It’s scary; I have never had an injury that has forced me to sit out for almost an entire season while my teammates continue to travel and race around the world.

Considering that this year is a write off for me, I’m fairly positive. […]

By |January 16th, 2012|Blog|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|

Two Wins, Back to Back

December 15th 2011
We trained on the course this morning, qualifying is happening tomorrow. I have lots of mixed emotions – excitement, eagerness, nervousness, confidence, tentativeness, slight anxiety, lots of adrenaline. Its important to take what I want out of each of these emotions and channel it into something productive, something that I can actually work with. I feel it’s […]

By |December 23rd, 2011|Blog|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|

Sun Peaks Training Camp

I just got home from a five day camp that our girls team of four had at Sun Peaks Resort. We were skiing GS on the Austrian Ski Team’s training run which featured lots of terrain changes. Every day provided different skiing conditions as we saw ourselves going from hero snow one day, to powder the next, to water […]

By |November 20th, 2011|Blog|1 Comment|

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|

Rest and Recovery

A lot has happened since my season ended after Canadian Championships at the end of March. I partied at the Telus WSSI festival with some pretty rad people, went sled skiing for Stan’s birthday, surfed and snorkeled in Hawaii with my sister Kristi, Stan, and a few turtles, I took two courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology, we had […]

By |June 27th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments|

Stoked to be with Stockli

Now that its official, I can announce my most recent sponsor Stöckli. I am so grateful the Swiss ski company has agreed to support my efforts heading towards the next winter Olympics in Sochi 2014. I can’t wait for our next race this December to let these babies run. Read on for information about Stöckli

Foundation of the Stöckli AG […]

By |June 27th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments|