Thank-you John Young for creating the above poster proof (on our logo)

October 2009 News Letter

Welcome back to ski season everyone. This season is getting started with a bang. Some of the ski areas in Colorado are already open and the women’s and men’s world cup GS races are scheduled for this weekend in Solden, Austria. Here are the upcoming events:

Ski Team Swap Night at Scott’s- Wednesday, October 28th, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ski team swap night is for our team only. BRING ALL OF YOUR EQUIPMENT; skis, boots, poles, helmets, shin guards, team jackets, and speed suits, so the coaches can check for appropriate fit. This is a great opportunity to trade, swap, buy and sell race specific ski equipment and clothing.

Pocatello Snow Expo/Ski Swap – Friday, October 30th through Sunday, November 1st

This event is the team’s main fundraising event. Our team, PSA, and C.W. HOG host this event. Our team is responsible to provide at least 8 people to work each day. We can use parents, family, friends, and ski team members to fulfill our obligation. I will be contacting each family for job sign-ups. Please plan on helping. Here are the dates and times:

Set-up time and date is: Thursday, October 29th 9:00am until about noon

Equipment check-in dates and times: Thursday, October 29th 5:00pm till 8:00pm

Friday, October 30th Noon till 5:00pm

Sale dates and times: Friday, October 30th 6:00pm till 7:00pm Early Bird Special $10.00

Friday, October 30th 7:00pm till 10:00pm General entry $2.00

Saturday, October 31st 9:00am till 6:00pm

Sunday, November 1st 10:00am till 2:00pm

Tear-down and clean-up: Sunday, November 1st 2:00pm until finished

Jr. Race/ Pro Night at Scott’s – Thursday, November 5th, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jr. Race/Pro night is scheduled for Thursday, November 5th at Scotts Ski and Sports. This event is for all members of the Pebble Creek Race team, Kelly Canyon Race Team, and certified ski instructors and ski patrol from surrounding ski areas. Pro reps will be present with race product and pro forms. If you need new equipment, you will get your best deal here. Brad is also offering all racers and race team families a 20% discount on all regular priced snow sports equipment and clothing on this night only.

Other News

The Pebble Creek Racing Foundation is under the direction of a board of directors. New members joining Dave and me on the board are, Brandi Young, Debbie Chilton and Paul Gebo. The new members are already busy working on the business that supports the team. Please support and thank them for volunteering for these important positions.

The 2009/2010 Race schedule is now posted on the USSA Intermountain division website. You can access the schedule and other important information at

We have begun updating the Pebble Creek Race Team web page and calendar. Check it out at

That’s all for now, see you soon,

Mike Collaer