The FIS Nordic Junior/U23 World Ski Championships 2023 are just around the corner.
The international event will welcome 38 countries and over 530 athletes to compete in three Nordic Skiing disciplines at Whistler Olympic Park from January 27 to February 5, 2023.
300 staff members have signed up to support the competing Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping and Cross-Country teams during their stay in Canada.
After 3 years of preparations leading up to this event, the Organizing Committee is thrilled to welcome this large pool of talented skiers, who will be competing for the World Champion title. These competitions are accessible to all in-person at Whistler Olympic Park or through our professionally produced livestream. We expect this event to contribute a significant Economic Impact to the Sea-to Sky Corridor!
Reid Carter, Vice Chair, Black Tusk Nordic Events Society
This is the first time the FIS Nordic Junior/U23 World Ski Championships have been held in British Columbia and is a chance to see the next generation of nordic athletes compete on the world stage. Black Tusk Nordic Events Society, the organizing committee, is currently working on the final preparations leading up to the big event.
For Nordic Combined a men’s Team event is scheduled, as well as an Individual Gundersen competition for both genders plus a Mixed Team event.
Ski Jumping will have one Team and one Individual for men and women as well as a Mixed Team competition.
For the Cross-Country Juniors and U23 a Sprint, 20km Mass Start, 10 km Free plus a Mixed Relay for all genders is planned.
Medal Ceremonies are scheduled to be presented 30 minutes after each race.
The full event schedule can be found here:
Further information can be found on the Official 2023 Squamish / Whistler Website.