Bikini girls

May 15, 2013

Sunshine’s 5th annual fundraiser to bring awareness to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

Sunshine Village will bring a hint of summer to the slopes, with the 5th annual Bikini’s and Boardshorts Ski & Ride on Sunday, May 19th.  Ladies sporting bikini tops and men wearing boardshorts will ski down Sunshine’s Strawberry face run to bring awareness and raise funds for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

The event, which raised $13,000 in 2012 and more than $25,000 in 2011 will begin at 1 p.m. at the Strawberry Express High Speed Quad Chairlift. 

Registration has closed for this year’s event, but spectators are welcome to watch the fun. Participants had to raise a minimum of $50 in pledges to partake. Finishing in the village, prizes will be given out to participants including awards for the top fundraising team and individual, and best costume.

Wide open until May 20th, Sunshine will also celebrate a successful 2012-2013 season with additional on mountain fun this holiday weekend including:

Sunshine`s Spring Concert Series

The Steadies will entertain crowds on Sunshine`s outdoor stage Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 starting at 2 p.m.  The rocksteady and reggae-infused band will also perform at noon on Monday, May 20th during the day`s Slush Cup festivities.

Veuve Clicquot champagne and oyster bar

Join Sunshine Village on Canada’s first Veuve Clicquot champagne and oyster bar on the Trappers’ spring patio this May long weekend. This new après ski offering, which is well known at resorts around the globe, will entice guests to sample one of the most recognizable French champagne brands while enjoying freshly shucked West Coast oysters.  

May 20th: 85th annual Slush Cup

Voted one of the best spring events in North America, Slush Cup features wild and crazy individuals brave enough to ski or ride into a pool of ice cold, slush water, wearing their craziest and most original outfits. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event. Participants must be at least 18 years old with valid photo ID.

For a full list of this weekend’s events visit www.skibanff.com/events

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