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Spectacular Speedskaters !

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Spectacular Speedskaters !
by Cyndi Hurtgen - Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:33 AM

Martina Antifay ( Brock Middle School) and Cameron Thomas ( Sa-Hali Secondary) had a successful weekend competing at the Canada West Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Saskatoon, held on March 18 and 19. CanWest brings together the top 11 to 15-year-old short track speed skaters from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

In addition to silver medals in the 200m and the 400m races, Martina placed 5th in the 1500m, and 5th in the 3000m points race. Martina had two personal bests and achieved 3rd overall in the 13 year old girls category.

Martina and Cameron helped their BC team of 37 skaters, win the overall provincial points title. They both skate with the Kamloops Long Blades Speedskating club in Kamloops.