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Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards prepares to fly back to 1988 with Kicking Horse Powder Tours. NEW

Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards is preparing for a trip to Canada where he's paying a visit to the Calgary Olympic Park along with hosting a number of ski events in and around the resort of Kicking Horse.

Guests will get the chance to ski with Eddie and there's also  a visit to the Calgary Olympic Park with Eddie at the end of the week.

There's a few spaces available for anyone who wishes to participate on the trip.

"I'm really looking forward to visiting Kicking Horse resort and experiencing the famous terrain on offer there, I've heard so much about it and I've always wanted to ski there myself. Going back to the Olympic ski jumps in Calgary is going to be really exciting too - it will certainly bring back some memories," said Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards.

Dates: Sunday February 26, 2017 - Sunday March 5, 2017

Cost: from £2,350 per person, including 7 nights' accommodation at Vagabond Lodge with breakfast and lunch daily, hosted evening dinners and events, 6 days of resort based skiing, all lift passes, all ski or snowboard hire, return airport transfers to Calgary Airport and all other transportation for the week, option to heli ski with Purcell Heli Skiing.

See here for further details. 

Not included: Flights to Calgary Airport - KHPT can arrange these through its partnership with Flight Centre.

Full Itinerary:

Sun, 26 Feb 2017

Arrive at Calgary Airport mid-afternoon where Eddie will give press interviews - drive to KH and check into Vagabond Lodge

Mon, 27 Feb 2017

Welcome to 'The Horse' - ski day and dinner at Double Black Cafe

Tue, 28 Feb 2017

High School assembly visit for Eddie, then ski with Vagabond Lodge group - free ski in the afternoon

Reception for press and dinner at Winston's

Wed, 1 Mar 2017

Ski with Calgary Press am and lunch at Eagles Eye - free ski in the afternoon

Intro to Eddie the Eagle Film in the Cinema for the evening and dinner in Golden with Tourism Golden.

Thu, 2 Mar 2017

Ski with 'Resorts of the Canadian Rockies' group and Eddie

Fri, 3 Mar 2017

VIP ski test day with Eddie at Selkirk - Hosted dinner at Corks.

Sat, 4 Mar 2017

Ski with KHPT in the morning and GKAT (Golden Kicking Horse Alpine Team) visit in the afternoon

"Say Hello" lunch at Eagles Eye - free ski in the afternoon

Day lodge film intro at 4.30pm - Dinner in the evening.

Sun, 5 Mar 2017

Early depart to Calgary Olympic Park with tour and then lunchtime talk in Calgary - fly back to the UK in the evening.

About Kicking Horse Powder Tours

Kicking Horse Powder Tours is an independent, specialised tour operator, offering bespoke skiing and snowboarding holidays, guided off-piste powder skiing and backcountry ski touring in British Columbia, Canada - with Cat and Heli skiing options and world class instruction available.

See here for further details about Kicking Horse Powder Tours

+44 (0) 117 230 5135

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