Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Home Turf Helped put Revelstoke Nordic Skiers on the BC Cup Podium This Weekend:

Submitted By Sarah Newton

(Revelstoke, BC) – Revelstoke skiers led the charge this weekend at the BC Cup held here. Local members of the Junior National Ski Team (Elizabeth Elliott, Beth Granstrom) attended as well as members of the BC Talent Squad (Alexandra Luxmoore, Elliot Wilson, Nyssa Thomas, Maeve MacLeod) and BC Development Squad (Jaclyn Elliott, Nelson Luxmoore, Emily MacLeod, Erik Brosch, Kolibri Drobish). These top calibre ski racers inspired their younger teammates and encouraged them to do their best on Saturday’s classic sprint races and Sunday’s mass start free technique events.

Revelstoke Nordic Medal Winners:

Saturday’s Classic Sprints:

Gold –

Alexandra Luxmoore, Juvenile Girls 1

Emily MacLeod, Juvenile Girls 2

Gina Cinelli, Junior Women 1

Elliot Wilson, Juvenile Boys 1

Sela McMechan, Atom Girls 3

Silver-

Elizabeth Elliott, Junior Women 1

Isobel Wilson, Bantam Girls 2

Cedar Jacob, Bantam Boys 2

Nikki Norrie, Masters Women 40-49

Bronze-

Jaclyn Elliott, Juvenile Girls 2

Nelson Luxmoore, Juvenile Boys 2

Nyssa Thomas, Midget Girls 2

Sunday’s Free Technique Mass Start

Gold-

Alexandra Luxmoore, Juvenile Girl 1

Sela McMechan, Atom Girls 3

Gina Cinelli, Senior Women

Silver-

Isobel Wilson, Bantam Girl 2

Elliot Wilson, Juvenile Boy 1

Jaclyn Elliot, Juvenile Girl 2

Ann-Marie Gill, Masters Women 40-49

Bronze-

Emily MacLeod, Juvenile Girls 2

Kolibri Drobish, Junior Girl 1

Elizabeth Elliott, Junior Women

Nikki Norrie, Masters Women 40-49

Full results can be found at https://zone4.ca/event/0577bd20-205e-11e9-a2ea-0a3339e60348/.

We would like to thank our provincial sponsors TECK and Kal Tire, as well as local sponsors who generously donated draw prizes: Flowt Bike and Skis, and Skookum Cycle and Ski. A number of local businesses generously donated supplies for the concession and volunteer meals: Begbie Brewery, The Dollar Store, La Baguette, Modern Bake Shop and Café, Mountain Goodness, Save-On-Foods, Southside, Stoke Roasted, and Wild Flight Farm.

The next BC Cup is the BC Championships that will be held at Larch Hills, Salmon Arm, on March 1-3. The next race for older skiers will be the Western Canadian Championships at Telemark Nordic in Kelowna on February 8-10, and for midgets Skiers aged 9-12, the Midget Championships at Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre in Vernon, BC on February 16-17. Juvenile and older skiers have set their season goal to peak at the National Ski Championships that will be held in mid-March in Gatineau, Quebec.

Revy Girls ripping it up in Red

Elliot Wilson – Gold

 

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