Kelowna skiers qualify for B.C. Winter Games

Ian Williams, Ben Shipley and Matt Shipley of the Telemark club earn trips to Mission

Two members of the Telemark Cross Country ski team have qualified for the Okanagan zone team for the 2014 B.C. Winter Games.

Ian Williams and Ben Shipley both made the grade thanks to their performances Dec. 29 at the Okanagan Cup zone trials in Revelstoke.

Williams was first in the midget 2 (born 2000) category 3.5 km classic with a time of 12:56, while Shipley was third in 13:17.

Telemark’s Matt Shipley qualified for the games at a later competition.

Telemark had more than 20 racers in several categories competing at the Okanagan Cup.

The B.C. Winter Games will be held Feb. 20 to 23 in Mission.

 

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