Congratulations to the Hemlock Ski Team for putting in solid performances at Big White at the BC Alpine Inter Zone U12 Championships March 14-15. Led by Sydney Kardoes of Abbotsford, who placed 8th in Slalom and 10th in Giant Slalom, and by Chase Burns of Abbotsford, who placed 9th in Slalom, the Hemlock Ski Team continued to show that their team can compete against the larger ski clubs. The complete results for the Hemlock Ski Team are as follows:
For the girls, Sydney Kardoes of Abbotsford placed 10th and Emi Bryan of Mission placed 21st in the first Giant Slalom race. In the second Giant Slalom race, Sydney Kardoes placed 15th and Emi Bryan placed 27th. For the first Slalom race, Sydney Kardoes placed 8th. In the second Slalom event and final race of the weekend, Sydney Kardoes placed 15th and Emi Bryan placed 28th.
For the boys, Chase Burns of Abbotsford placed 16th and Aiden Rebele of Mission placed 31st in the first Giant Slalom race. In the second Giant Slalom race, Aiden Rebele placed 25th and Nate Rohwer placed 29th. For the first Slalom race, Chase Burns placed 9th and Aiden Rebele placed 19th. In the second Slalom event and final race of the weekend, Aiden Rebele placed 25th and Nate Rohwer placed 26th.
Hemlock Resort is located 45 minutes east of Mission and overlooks Harrison Lake. 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.