Get Outside, Get Fit, Have Fun

Events & Races

Throughout the year we have events & races to get you excited about being outside, getting fit, and having fun!

Our events include Demo Days of both ski gear and paddling gear; Wax Clinics from experts like Graham Maclean; and talks and presentations from paddlers, skiers and experts from many different fields. Details will be posted below when events are coming up.

To see the lastest winter race results click here


It's Winter which means Demo Days and Wax Clinics! Join us at Cypress and Callaghan Cross Country Ski Areas and demo gear from all our major brands - Madshus, Salomon, Fischer & KV+. Wax Clinics are usually run by our resident expert Bob Putnam and cover waxing from beginner basics all the way to race powders and liquids and take place after work at our store. Clinics are $10 + GST and you must register beforehand.

DateTitle & Description
Mar 15, 2018 7:00 pm
Spring Speaker Series - Justine Curgenven

Justine is an award-winning adventure filmmaker and expedition sea kayaker, whose programmes have aired on the National Geographic Channel, Channel 4, Channel 5 and the BBC.

She runs Cackle TV and created the highly acclaimed “This is the Sea” series of sea kayaking DVDs. Her films have won over 20 prestigious prizes including best film at Graz Mountain Film Festival and best adventure film at Banff & Kendal Mountain Film Festivals. She’s been runner-up in CKUK magazine’s “Paddler of the Year” & a finalist in Canoe & Kayak Magazine’s “Female Paddler of the Year” and “Expedition of the Year”.

She was named as one of the UK’s top 20 living explorers by ‘The Telegraph’ and was invited to meet the Queen at a Buckingham Palace reception for adventurers. In 2016, she won “Media Professional of the Year” at the World Paddle Awards.

She will be here at Deep Cove Outdoors on Thursday, March 15th to talk about her two most recent trips, from circumnavigating Vancouver Island, to a 1000km Arctic Paddling trip. For only $15, this is a night you can't miss!

Click the "more info" button below to register for her talk!

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Our Winter Races start January 9th, 2018 at Cypress Nordic Ski Area! The races are designed around a loop course, and there are distance options, as well as for skate or classic. ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

Each race starts at 7pm outside the Hollyburn Lodge - you must register beforehand and complete a waiver if you have not done so previously.

After each race we head to Hollyburn Lodge for dinner specials and prize giving, and then finish the season with a dinner and grand prize draw.

DateTitle & Description
Mar 13, 2018 7:00 pm
Team relay - followed by Year End Party!

The traditional season closer race - teams of two do two laps of a 2km course. If you don't have a partner don't worry, we'll pair you up with others who also come solo.

Solo options too.

We will post details of how to get tickets for year end party nearer the time. Race starts at 7pm as usual!

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