Cross Country skiing: Richards, Reid back on podium

Black Jack skiers ripped up the course at the National Championships in the Mont Sainte-Anne this week.

Black Jack skiers ripped up the course at the National Championships in the Mont Sainte-Anne this week.

Former Black Jack skier Geoffrey Richards finished first in the Interval start-free technique and sixth in the 10-kilometre classic technique.

Black Jack’s David Palmer also had two good showings, coming fifth in the classic technique and ninth in the free-technique while Shawn Degroot came ninth in junior 10-kilometre classic.

Peter Locke was 21st in the 10-k and Julien Locke 24th.

Meanwhile Rebecca Reid continues her fine finishes, coming second in the free technique, 11th in the 5-k classic, while Jillian Reynolds of Rossland crossed the line in fifth in the free and eighth in the 5-k classic.

Suzanne Fraser also competed, coming 15th in the 5-k classic.