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Western Canadian Wrap

The Callaghan Valley Training Centre men did not disappoint on the final day of the Western Canadian mini-tour.  The Juniors again dominated the podium with a gold and bronze medal and ended up with a silver and bronze in the overall mini-tour, bringing the weekend's medal count to 8 medals: 3 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze.

Western Success Continues

Day two of the Western Canadian Championships were another success for the CVTC team with two medals in the junior men category.  Stefan Sander-Green had his best result of the season to date with a first place finish in the junior men category and 12th place overall.  The classic, individual start event of 15 km was ground out on the hilly trails of Grand Prairie, Alberta.

Sprint Power!

The CVTC athletes dominated the Junior Men category in the first race of the Western Canadian Championships in Grand Prairie, Alberta.  Success included a gold, bronze and all five athletes in the top-7 of the skate sprint event.

Teck Okanagan Cup Fun

The Training Centre made a quick trip to Kamloops for the Teck Okanagan Cup on Saturday, February 16.  Similar to the BC Cup in Kelowna, this event is critical for the Centre to build a network of support in BC by providing motivation to the young junior skiers (and some masters) and also for the athletes to learn more about the great province they've chosen to train in.

Yannick's Favourite Place to Ski

As competitive nordic skiers we travel to many different locations every year to race and train. These locations tend to be considered the nicest places in Canada, and they very well may be. But choosing one of these venues as a favorite is hard since most of the time we never get a chance to explore outside the “race course”. Many of us have have different ideas of the best place to ski and that is completely normal since some live in little mountain towns with trails outside their doors and others live in big cities where skiing is confined to a small hill.

Eastern Canadian Championships Classic Pursuit

For the second time this week, Colin Ferrie won a gold medal for the Callaghan Valley Training Centre at the Eastern Canadian Championships.  Ferrie finished as the first junior (18th overall) in the 30 km classic event.  This moved him up through the pack and into 2nd place (21st overall) in the overall 3-stage event.  This is the CVTC's (and Colin's) second gold medal of the season.

Tough Slogging on Day 2 of Eastern Canadian Championships for CVTC

The CVTC team continued the three-day stage race of Eastern Canadian Championships today with an interval start skate race.  The top result of the day was Sebastien Dandurand, a former nordic combined athlete from Calgary, Alberta, who placed 3rd in the Junior event an 18th overall.  Sebastien has been consistently improving this season and this placing is just one more step up the ladder for the talented junior.

CVTC Scores First Gold of the Season in Ottawa

Callaghan Valley Training Centre athlete, Colin Ferrie, scored the team's first gold medal of the season in the classic sprint event at the Haywood Noram Eastern Canadian Championships.  The event is the first in a three-day stage race, which ends on Sunday.  Colin's result was one of many excellent results for the Callaghan Valley athletes today, setting the team up well for the rest of the weekend.

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