Kelowna’s Jordan MacDonald, who is a member of the Apex Freestyle Club, won gold in the moguls event on Feb. 23 at the 2018 Kamloops B.C. Winter Games. Kristi Patton/Black Press

Gold for Apex Freestyle Club skier at B.C. Games

Kelowna’s Jordan MacDonald wins gold in Kamloops at the B.C. Winter Games

After watching Penticton Olympian Andi Naude train at Apex Mountain a few weeks ago, Jordan MacDonald got her turn to shine on the moguls course.

Related: Lots of Olympics love for Penticton’s Naude

MacDonald, from Kelowna, took gold at the 2018 Kamloops B.C. Winter Games in the Female 16 landing a score of 54.01. The key to her success?

“Not half-sending,” said MacDonald, of her run which she completed a Cossack on one of her airs and landed a truck driver on the other.

Related: B.C. Games opens with Olympic touch

Raina Schnerch, from Invermere, finished with silver with a score of 41. 51. Tanya Rubinova, from Burnaby, took the bronze medal with a score of 36.08.

This is the second medal for MacDonald, who earned a bronze at the Penticton 2016 B.C. Winter Games.

“I’m really happy. Last weekend I went to Red Deer for the Canada Cup and I was just happy to be there and completing my runs, but this is up there too.”

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