Big White Racers make mark in March

Local alpine racers earn medals and top 10s in competitions around the province

  • Sat Mar 21st, 2015 6:00pm
  • Sports

Members of the Big White Racers competed at five major ski events over the last two weekends and posted the following results:

FIS U18 Keurig Cup, March 7 to 10 @ Red Mountain, GS and slalom

Women’s GS—Meg Cumming 12th and 4th; Olivia Baldassare 62nd and 37th.

Women’s SL—Meg Cumming 1st and 1st; Olivia Baldassare 37th and 37th

Men’s SL—Ryan Moffat 25th; Simon Bernard 34th.

Men’s GS—Ryan Moffat 3rd and 3rd.

• Fidelity U16 Can Ams , March 12 to 14 @ Apex, SG, GS and slalom combined

Women’s Super G—Brooke Lukinuk 9th and 5th; and Gillian Callaghan 34th

Men’s Super G—Zane Torres 6th and 18th

Women’s SL—Brooke Lukinuk 13th

Women’s GS—Brooke Lukinuk 12th

Men’s Slalom—Zane Torres 11th

With consistent Can Am results Lukinuk, 15, earned an overall seventh place finish for the four-day event and was named to Team B.C where she will compete at the 23rd Annual Whistler Cup April 3 to 5.

• Matrix Western Ski X Open Series, March 8 and 9 @ Purden Ski Resort

Cody Jorgenson 3rd and 5th, Samuel Wielgosz 6th and 6th, RJ Lukinuk 8th

• Teck U12 Provincials, March 14 and 15 @ Big White, GS and Slalom.

Women’s GS—Jenelle Giebelhaus 9th and 13th, Anna DeWynter 17th, Kiera Swift 19th

Mens GSAdam Fricska 3rd

Women’s SL— Anna DeWynter 4th, Jenelle Giebelhaus 9th and 14th

Mens SL—Adam Fricska 2th and 7th and Johnny Ekinci 17th

Rio Tinto Alcan Nancy Greene Okanagan Zone Finals, March 8 and 9 @ Revelstoke.

2009 Girls—Payton Betker 1st, Kadence Witzel 6th, Rae Rowarth 9th

2009 Boys—William Bertrand 5th

2008 Girls—Erika Hveding 3rd

2007 Girls—Samantha Hveding 1st, Taryn Schrock 4th, Sloane Betker 5th