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Big White Ski Club Honoured by Audi 2019 Canadian Ski Racing Awards

June 12, 2019

Big White Ski Club was given an honourable mention as “Club of the Year” in this year’s Audi Canadian Ski Racing Awards. Dispersed annually, the awards recognize the best in Canadian ski racing for that season, with nominations and votes submitted by the public.

Big White Ski Resort to Host SBX World Cup in 2020

April 26, 2019

The Barrels & Berms Snowboardcross World Cup at Big White Ski Resort will make its inaugural debut in the beautiful Okanagan region January 20 - 27, 2020. This will be the first Snowboardcross World Cup in Canada since 2013.

27 Countries Represented by Big White Employees for the 2018/2019 Season

April 17, 2019

When you visit Big White Ski Resort, you’ll interact with a lot of the resort’s employees – from ticket officers to Ski & Board School instructors to restaurant servers and more. Each one has a name tag that includes their hometown and country – and this year, you can find 27 different countries on those name tags.

Kelsey Serwa Takes Gold at Final Race of the 2019/2020 Season

April 17, 2019

Photo Credit: Alpine Canada

Big White Athlete and Olympic Champion Kelsey Serwa took home gold at the the 2019 Canadian Ski Cross Championship at Sunshine Village on Sunday. This event was Serwa's final race of the season.

RE/MAX Ken Mitchell Memorial Team Supreme Raises over $18,000 for Cancer Research

April 17, 2019

For the first time in decades, dozens of racers ripped down the Lower Perfection run at Big White Ski Resort on Saturday for the chance to be named Team Supreme. The Ken Mitchell Memorial Team Supreme, presented by RE/MAX Kelowna, raised $18,132 for the BC Cancer Foundation through team fundraising, silent auction bids and entry donations.

Big White Dedicates Bridge to Canadian Ski Industry Legend Jimmie Spencer

March 18, 2019

On Sunday, March 17, Big White Ski Resort Ltd. honoured the life and legacy of Canadian ski legend Jimmie Spencer with a special bridge dedication ceremony. The skier bridge over Hummingbird run was named the “Jimmie Spencer Memorial Bridge,” with a plaque commemorating the man who developed the Canada West Way.

Big White Teen Headed to the 2019 Freeride Junior World Championships

March 06, 2019

Seventeen-year-old Gabby Guarducci dropped into the sport of freeride skiing by chance. “My former coach put us into groups, and we didn’t know what they were. Some were in park, some were on moguls, and some were in freeride,” she says. “He took us out on to The Cliff and we did two laps there and I never wanted to leave.”

Big White Ski Resort breaks all-time skier visit record New Year’s Eve Day

January 11, 2019

Now into our second week of 2019, the team at Big White Ski Resort has had time to reflect on our record-breaking end to 2018 , and dream about how we can possibly top it in the new year.

Skier visits up on Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day

December 26, 2018

We wrapped 281 empty boxes and cooked 549 kilograms of turkey. We decorated 38 trees with 2.27 kilometres – or 315 strings with 22,050 bulbs – of lights. The 271 songs on our Christmas playlist in the Village Centre Mall each played 5 times, and Santa heard wishes from 1,229 good girls and boys, big and small, from as many as 12 different countries – as well as wishes from 31 4-legged good girls and boys.

Toques, Tubs & Tomahawks – The TODAY Show Visits Big White Ski Resort

December 20, 2018

Australia's most popular morning show, the TODAY Show on channel 9, was at Big White Ski Resort Tuesday, December 18 as part of a five-resort tour of B.C. The show's weather host, Stevie Jacobs, did six live hits from different locations around the mountain, including Dizzy's, Clocktower Coffee and from inside a hot tub! Jacobs, who felt at home with all of our Australian employees, learned what a "toque" was, took a snowmobile tour, and tried Kettle Valley Steakhouse's famous Tomahawk steak!

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