Community

Fernie is our home and we are deeply committed to giving back to the community that so avidly supports us.

We actively participate in many activities, events and fundraisers in and around Fernie and strive to initiate and support new programs to enhance and develop our community… such as our KEEP ON SPINNING program which annually donates 20 cents for every GroupEx participant to the Fernie Trails Alliance!

2017 Donation: $1153.20!!!

With our strong focus on Fit-to-Play sports conditioning and a well-equipped, professional facility, Evolution has attracted many national and community organizations, as well as international and competitive athletes.

 

 

Sponsored Teams & Organizations

 

Avalanche City Roller Girls

The Avalanche City Roller Girls is a not for profit, community-based organization, whose mission is to develop flat track roller derby skaters to be athletic and empowered.  

 

BC Alpine Ski Team

From early childhood to podium finishes; the BC Alpine team focuses on professional coaches and systematic training to ensure youth athletes are nurtured through the appropriate stages for a long term ski racing career.

 

Fernie Ghostriders

The Ghostriders are Fernie’s own Junior B hockey team and their off-ice strength and conditioning training at Evolution Health & Fitness helped propel them to be the 2007 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League champions and repeated Division titles.

 

Elk Valley Bulls Rugby Club

The little mountain town team that could!  Since inception in 2014 the Bulls have taken the Kootenay Rugby Union crown twice and won the Saratoga Cup in their first year!

 

 

Sponsored Local athletes

 

Katie Anderson – Snowboard Cross

Snowboardcross National Team athlete, professional snowboarder and Olympic 2018 hopeful…evolution is thrilled to have supported this dedicated young ambassabor as she tours the globe and represents Canada!

 

Paul Genovese – Mountain Biker

Paul Genovese has been tearing up the scene of the biking world one competition at a time. With rankings like 9th in the FMB Diamond Series standings and 14th in FMB World Ranking we know this is just the beginning for Paul.

 

Paul Attalla – Endurance Athlete

Paul seems to revel in personal challenge, always pushing the boundaries to see just how far one man can go. While his devotion and enthusiasm are contagious, few will ever keep up to Paul in such epic competitions as Tour the Divide and Solo the Atlantic. 

 

Jon Turk – Adventure Explorer

Jon is PhD Chemist who listened to the calling of his restless spirits and chose the path uncharted. Navigating the globe, he has accumulated a list of rock climbing first ascents, skiing first descents and kayaking first navigation’s. In 2012 he was honoured with National Geographics Top 10 Adventurers of the Year and Canoe & Kayak Expedition of the Year Award. 

 

Andrea Byrne – Freestyle Skier

A young ripper on the Fernie Freestyle Ski Team, Andrea has seen repeat podium visits in Rail Jams, Slope Styles and Big Mountain Challenges across Western Canada and the US and brought home one gold and two bronze medals in the 2012 BC Winter Games!

 

Stag Leap Running Co – Ultra Trail Running

The amazing husband/wife team of Abi & Michael Moore; competing and organizing in ultra trail run events! Race wins include the infamous Sinister 7 and an honourable mention as Canadian Female Ultra Runner of the Year! Follow their events and training camps www.stagleaprunning.com

 

Micah Morris – Freestyle Skier

One of those passionate youths that seem to inspire those around her want to try a little harder. A Fernie local that is no stranger to the international competitive ski world she joins the Big Mountain circuit this year!