Telemarkers tough it out in the cold

Despite frigid temperatures, the Telemark Nordic Racers turned in some solid results at the B.C. Cup No. 1 last weekend in Prince George.

Telemark’s Ian Williams turned in a first-place showing at the B.C. Cup #1 last weekend in Prince George.

Despite frigid temperatures, the Telemark Nordic Racers turned in some solid results at the B.C. Cup No. 1 last weekend in Prince George.

Telemark athletes posted 14 top-three finishes during the two-day cross country competition at the Otway Nordic Centre.

Due to the cold conditions (-19 C at race time) on Saturday, race organizers were forced to cancel younger age classes and shorten the distances for older competitors.

Results for Telemark racers are:

Jan. 15—Interval Start, Free Technique

• Midget Girls 2.5 km

MG1-Madeline Ertel 4th

• Midget Boys 2.5km

MB1-Gareth Williams 2nd

• Junior Girls 5km

JG1-Alex Myshak-Davis 5th

JG2-Emily Ertel 2nd

JG2-Desirae Martin 2nd

• Junior Boys 5 km

JB2-David Palmer 1st

• Junior Men 5km

JM1-Jeff Kerkovius 1st

JM2-Kurt Behnsen 2nd

Jan 16—Mass Start, Classic

• Pee Wee Boys 2.5 km

PB1-Aaron Myshak-Davis 1st

PB2-Ian Williams 1st

• Midget Girls 3.5km

MG1-Madeline Ertel 3rd

• Midget Boys 3.5 km

MB1-Gareth Williams 3rd

• Junior Girls 5 km

JG1-Alex Myshak-Davis 5th

JG2-Emily Ertel 2nd

JG2-Desirae Martin 4th

• Junior Boys 7.5km

JB2-David Palmer 1st

• Junior Men 10km

JM1-Jeff Kerkovius 1st

JM1-Kurt Behnsen 2nd

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