BC Cup: More podiums for skiers

Black Jack Skiers skied to the top of the podium again on the weekend at the B.C. Cup in Kelowna.

Black Jack Skiers skied to the top of the podium again on the weekend at the B.C. Cup in Kelowna.

Black Jack cross-country skier Julien Locke won gold in the Junior Men-2 10-kilometre free ski, and second in the 1.2-km sprint. Not to be outdone, juvenile boys skier Daniel Merlo won the 5-km free ski, and placed sixth in the sprint.

Geoffrey Richards outpaced the field in the 10-km Open Men’s free ski, finishing first in a time of 26 minutes, 27.9 seconds. Richards also came fourth in the 1.2-km sprint.

Abby McLean skied well in the peewee girls 1.5-km free ski taking home a bronze medal, similarly team mate Remi Drolet captured bronze in the midget boys.

Rossland’s Aaron Scott won the Masters 40-49 class in the 5 km classic.

Black Jack’s David Palmer will compete at the World Junior Nordic championships in the Czech Republic from Jan. 20-27.