Timberland Alpine Ski Club bronze-medal winner Miriah Anderson (second from left) and fifth-place Paige Romaniuk (left) stand atop the podium in the girls slalom class for competitors born in 2006 at the Nancy Greene Ski League races held at Mt. Timothy last Saturday. It was the first race that had been hosted at Mt. Timothy Ski Area in the past 15 years

Timberland ski club hosts Nancy Greene races

The Timberland Alpine Ski Club hosted its first Nancy Greene Ski League race in 15 years Saturday at Mt. Timothy Ski Area.

The Timberland Alpine Ski Club hosted its first Nancy Greene Ski League race in 15 years Saturday at Mt. Timothy Ski Area.

Timberland racers hosted Lightning Creek, based out of Troll Mountain in Quesnel, and Prince George for the event, which saw participants compete in slalom, jump and a radar race.

Making things challenging for skiers, however, was Mother Nature as 15 centimetres of fresh snow fell throughout the day adding much more difficulty to the race courses.

“There was so much snow I think it was hard,” said Timberland Alpine Ski Club co-ordinator Tera Grady. “The visibility was poor and there’s more snow on the course so there’s more obstacles for the skiers — especially on the radar it slowed them down. But everybody enjoyed the snow and the free skiing.”

Grady thanked the some 30-plus volunteers who helped make sure the day ran smoothly.

“We needed every single one of them,” she said.

“It was a big job. We had 14 people just on the slalom race. It was a good day. Everybody had a really great time and the fresh powder was enjoyed by all.”

After the races, awards and medals were presented inside the Mt. Timothy day lodge.

The following are the results from the Timberland Alpine Ski Club racers:

Girls Slalom (two-race times)

Class 2006

3.) Miriah Anderson: 1:10.64

5.) Paige Romaniuk: 1:19.11

Class 2007

3.) Aliya Grant: 1:13.76

4.) Kaitlyn Lulua: 1:15.84

5.) Jadyn Grant: 1:19.30

7.) Livia Seabourne: 1:28.08

Class 2008

2.) Kathryn Navratil: 1:23.21

3.) Andrea Huxley: 1:30.19

5.) Emma Boehm: 1:37.40

Class 2009

4.) Kristin Fischer: 1:41.49

Class 2011

2.) Tori Wonnacott: 1:42.95

3.) Reese Colgate: 2:10.97

4.) Isabel Grady: 2:44.15

Boys Slalom

Class 2005

1.) Adrian Scrooby: 1:08.13

Class 2006

2.) Geordi Wonnacott: 1:16.73

Class 2007

1.) Paul Fischer: 1:07.80

2.) Meshach Emke: 1:10.15

4.) Caeden Dueck: 1:32.05

Class 2008

1.) Olen Grady: 1:22.75

2.) Sawer Romaniuk: 1:30.01

Boys Slalom

Class 2009

1.) Mason Colgate: 1:21.27

2.) Gideon Emke: 1:21.40

3.) Nolan Wonnacott: 1:25.78

4.) Ruben Steyl: 1:56.20

Class 2010

2.) Cooper Seabourne: 1:28.01

3.) Caleb Huxley: 1:41.19

Class 2011

2.) Emerson Doering: 1:44.49

Girls Radar Race (fastest three Timberland results)

1.) Kaitlyn Lulua: 83 km/h

2.) Aliya Grant: 79 km/h

3.) Jadyn Grant: 72 km/h

Boys Radar Race (fastest three Timberland results)

1.) Paul Fischer: 74 km/h

2.) Meshach Emke: 70 km/h

3.) Mason Colgate: 67 km/h

Girls Jump (longest three Timberland jumps)

1.) Kathryn Navratil: 5.9 metres

2.) Paige Romaniuk: 5.3 metres

3.) Miriah Anderson: 4.9 metres

Boys Jump (longest three Timberland jumps)

1.) Paul Fischer: 6.6 metres

1.) Meshach Emke: 6.6 metres

2.) Gideon Emke: 6.1 metres

3.) Sawer Romaniuk: 5.5 metres

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