Silver Star Mountain Resort hosts an epic weekend of racing this weekend with the BC Cup Downhill Championships.
Saturday 5th August saw hundreds of racers and spectators descend to Silver Star Mountain Resort from Vernon, Kelowna, Kamploops and beyond to take home BC Cup DH titles.
Whistler resident Chris Kovarik took first place in the UCI Elite Men race in 2 minutes 51 seconds, followed by Luke Stevens from Revelstoke (2:56) and close third Brandon Douglas from Williams Lake (2:58).
Claire Buchar came first in the UCI Elite Women’s race at 3 minutes 18, Winlaw local Michelle Griffiths at second place (3:19) and Stephanie Denroche from Whistler at 3:42.
Silver Star Events Manager Paul Kenward praised the riding community “we couldn’t be happier with today’s turnout. We had over 19 races, hundreds of participants and spectators from the Okanagan and as far as Whitehorse, YT”.
The BC Cup has been held at SilverStar since the 90’s including the Grundig World Cup in 1994. Tomorrow SilverStar brings back the traditional combination of weekend Cross Country racing division before BC Day celebrations on the Monday.