Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing

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Top left: Colin Ferrie of Rossland’s Black Jack Ski Club won his first medal of the Canada Winter Games, skiing to gold in the 1.5 km classic sprint. “I’ve never really thought of myself as much of a sprinter, always more of a distance skier,” said the 21-year-old racer. “So I was definitely really relaxed going into the race, not expecting too much, and I think in the end, that kind of helped me. It’s an amazing feeling right now. It’s hard to describe. I’m over the moon really.” Ferrie competed in the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax and the opportunity to race at home in B.C. was a special honour. “I was hoping to get a chance to race at home and then to win gold here is just phenomenal.”

Top right: Chiaki Yamamoto took first place at the Teck BC Cross Country Ski Championships held in Kelowna Feb. 20 – 22. Other place winners from Black Jack Ski Club were David Palmer who received a silver medal, Daniel Merlo received bronze and Sage Robine received fourth place.

Bottom left: Open and Master Men five km classic relay winners: Remi Drolet, Daniel Merlo and Fred Bushell finished in 40 mins 29 seconds.

 

Bottom right: Remi Drolet took first place in the Jr. boys 10 km free ski and the Jr. boys seven km classic ski mass start. Photo Dave Wood, Head Coach Black Jack Ski Club

 

 

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