Kimberley ski racers hit the course

Athletes make their mark in competition during a race in Rossland last weekend.

Pictured from left to right  back row:  Emma Damm

Pictured from left to right back row: Emma Damm

On Feb 23 and 24th the Kimberley Alpine Team U14 and U16/U18 ski racers travelled to Rossland, B.C., to do two days of racing at Red Mountain GS Teck event.

The U14 group had four one-run races  over the 2 days while the U16/U18 group had two two-run races.  They competed against other Kootenay Zone ski clubs such as Fernie, Red Mountain, Whitewater and Windemere Valley.

This small group of racers produced some great results.  Five of the U14 athletes, Taylor, Katie, Andrea, Ethan and Jamie have qualified for the Can-Am Westerns which takes place on March 8 to 10th in Nakiska.  Zoe Chore will be competing in Panorama in the U16 Can-Am Westerns Feb 28 to Mach 3rd.

 

U14 Girls

 

Taylor Kahl — 2nd, 3rd, 3rd, 4th

Katie Clark—14th, 16th,20th, 24th

Andrea Lockhart —4th

Bronwyn Damm—23rd, 24th, 25th

Emma Damm—22nd, 22nd, 22nd, 28th

U14 Boys

 

Ethan Blair— 4th, 9th, 9th, 16th

Jamie Casselman— 1st, 1st, 2nd

 

U16/U18 Girls

 

Morgan Kerr   5th

Zoe Chore 7th