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.
Annika Ackerman -17th, Mackenzie Maclean- 16th and Molly Miller- 1st in the Juvenile girls category.
Kieran Ackermann-29th in the Juvenile boys category.
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.