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FIS Nordic Junior/U23 World Ski Championships to welcome 38 Nations

January 10, 2023

This 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.


SEA-TO-SKY CORRIDOR, BRITISH COLUMBIA January 10, 2022 – We are less than 20 days away from the FIS Nordic Junior/U23 World Ski Championships in Whistler Olympic Park! Preparations for the World Championships are going well and there are now 38 countries, 530 athletes, and 300 support staff signed up. The very best nordic skiers from around the world will be on our trails and ski jumps very soon and we can’t wait to host them!

“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!” said 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.

Be part of the action from January 27 to February 5, 2023 – join in the fun in-person or watch on Livestream! Whistler Olympic Park will be open to the public for spectating as well as skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding during the entire event. The Day Lodge will be fully open to the public for food service as usual. Also be sure to check out the festival marketplace, showcasing the top nordic vendors in the business. Come spend the day and help us cheer and celebrate! Bring the whole family because spectator tickets are only $5 and are free for children under 6.

If you can’t make it to Whistler Olympic Park in-person, you can watch all the action on Livestream. We have partnered with MESH Productions to produce a live TV quality broadcast of the competitions and ceremonies. Each day, we will host a live English feed as well as an international feed to be delivered to European broadcasters.


A copy of our event poster is available for download: WJC 2023 POSTER We encourage you to put the poster up and help spread the word!

Learn more about this event, please visit:

About Black Tusk Nordic Events Society The Black Tusk Nordic Events Society is a non-profit Society that focuses on encouraging sport excellence to the World Championships and Olympic levels by hosting FIS sanctioned Cross Country, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined competitions at Whistler Olympic Park.

If you would like to have more information on this topic, please contact Nancy Richard at 403-585-0503 or by email: