Thanks to Mr. Akira Sasaki of the Japanese Olympic team… my wife and I now have access to Whistler mountain and will be attending the 2010 Winter Olympic Alpine Slalom Skiing event on February 27th.
The “Sea to Sky” pass is to access the mountain by car. Without this pass there is no entry. There’s no seating so we’ll be standing in a group cheering on my man! Good luck Akira!!! Bring home the GOLD.
Akira Sasaki, born 26.09.1981, is an Alpine Skier for the Japanese Olympic team. He represented Japan in the 2002 & 2006 Winter Olympics and he’s participating in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver as well. Sasaki satisfied the SAJ’s qualification benchmark of a top-15 finish on the World Cup tour this season by coming 15th in Zagreb in early January.
Akira Sasaki at the Alpine Ski World Cup. He plans to represent the Japanese Olympic Team in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
I’m looking forward to watching his race in Feb! (tickets please Akira-san!)
With the final month to go before the start of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, work is underway to prepare the Olympic competition venues for all weather scenarios – including the current spell of unseasonably warm and wet weather in Vancouver. The goal is to ensure optimum fields of play for the world’s best winter sports athletes. Continue reading