Chase Burns racing slalom

Hemlock Ski Team wins two bronze medals at BC Alpine Okanagan Zone Finals

Hemlock ski team continues to demonstrate they can compete in spite of no home hill on which to practice

Despite having their home ski hill closed all season and spending every weekend looking for snow to train on, the Hemlock Ski Team continues to demonstrate that they can compete! On the weekend of March 28, the Hemlock Ski Team won two bronze medals and two 4th place ribbons over two days of slalom races at Big White ski resort for the BC Alpine Okanagan Zone Finals. Congratulations to Katrina Voss of Port Moody who won the overall bronze medal in both slalom races, Chase Burns of Abbotsford who placed 4th in the first slalom race and Elliott Rebele of Mission who placed 4th in the second slalom race!

The complete results for the Hemlock Ski Team are as follows:

March 28:

U12 ladies:  Emi Bryan of Mission placed 21st and Sydney Kardoes of Abbotsford placed 23rd

U14 ladies:  Ava Bowes of Abbotsford placed 16th

U14/U16/U18 Ladies Overall:  Katrina Voss of Port Moody placed 3rd, Megan Kardoes of Abbotsford placed 19th and Lena Liljedahl of Port Moody placed 20th.

U12 men’s:  Chase Burns of Abbotsford placed 4th and Nate Rohwer of Delta placed 22nd

March 29:

U12 ladies:  Sydney Kardoes of Abbotsford placed 11th and Emi Bryan of Mission placed 23rd

U14 ladies: Ava Bowes of Abbotsford placed 13th

U14/U16/U18 Ladies Overall:  Katrina Voss of Port Moody placed 3rd, Lena Liljedahl of Port Moody placed 17th and Megan Kardoes of Abbotsford placed 18th.

U10 men’s:  Elliott Rebele placed 4th

U12 men’s:  Chase Burns of Abbotsford placed 19th, Aiden Rebele of Mission placed 26th and Nate Rohwer of Delta placed 27th

The Hemlock Ski Club provides ski racing opportunities for kids from 4 and up.  For more information about the Hemlock Ski Club and its ski racing program, please visit the ski club website at www.hemlockskiclub.com.