The Kimberley Nordic Racers sent a team —consisting of Annika Ackermann

The Kimberley Nordic Racers sent a team —consisting of Annika Ackermann

Kimberley Nordic Racers at Western Championships

Cross-country ski team does Kimberley proud at Canmore races

  • Jan. 21, 2015 7:00 p.m.

The Kimberley Nordic Racers had a competitive and exciting weekend of racing on January 16-18.  They travelled to Canmore, AB to participate in the Western Canadian Championships joining Canada’s top skiers.  The KIXS Team including Annika Ackermann, Mackenzie Maclean, Kieran Ackermann, Molly Miller, Marielle Ackermann and Sydney Wilson competed in three races over three days.  Colin Ferrie who represents Kimberley and trains out of the Black Jack Club travelled to Lake Louise and Canmore for his races.  Given the high level of competition at the Western Canadian Championships the Kimberley Skiers made their home town Club very proud with their race results.  The following results were achieved:

Friday, January  16

10k Classic Interval Start

Colin Ferrie- 8th in the open men’s category.

5K Classic

Annika Ackerman -17th, Mackenzie Maclean- 16th and Molly Miller- 1st in the Juvenile girls category.

Kieran Ackermann-29th in the Juvenile boys category.

3.3k Classic

Marielle Ackermann-2nd and Sydney Wilson-13th in the Midget girls category.

Saturday, January 17

0.5k Skate Sprints

Annika Ackermann-7th, Mackenzie Maclean- 31st and Molly Miller- 3rd in the Juvenile girls category.

Kieran Ackermann- 37th in the Juvenile boys category.

Marielle Ackermann-4th and Sydney Wilson- 28th in the Midget category.

Sunday, January 18

20k Free Mass Start

Colin Ferrie- 5th in the Men’s open category.

10k Free Mass Start

Molly Miller -2nd in the Junior women’s category.

6.6k Free Mass Start

Annika Ackermann- 11th, Mackenzie Maclean- 5th in the Juvenile girls category.

5K Free Mass Start

Marielle Ackermann- 1st and Sydney Wilson- 15th in the Midget girls category.