Timberland Alpine Ski Club racers Ruan Koster

Timberland Alpine Ski Club racers Ruan Koster

Timberland ski club races to podium in Quesnel

It was a busy month of February for the Timberland Alpine Race Team.

It was a busy month of February for the Timberland Alpine Race Team.

Racers tucked over to Quesnel’s Troll Mountain recently for the Lighting Creek Race, posting some outstanding results.

Team members Ruan Koster, Garreth Scrooby, Livia Seabourne, Nathan Boehm, Austin Boehm, Reese Johnson, Gabrielle Gracia, Sebastien Gracia, Warren Scrooby, Adrian Scrooby, Kyle Johnson and coaches Ivan Scrooby and Mike Boehm made the trip, competing against clubs from Prince George and Quesnel.

Racers competed in a combined category featuring jump, radar and dual glalom, along with both snowcross and moguls events.

The fastest boy, clocked at 77 kilometres per hour, was Austin Boehm.

Austin also went on to place second in the overall jump, radar and dual glalom event, while teammate Reese Johnson picked up third.

Both racer competed in the 11-year-old boys division.

In the 10-year-old group, Warren placed third, while Ruan Koster took first in the nine-year-old category, and Gabrielle placed second for eight-year-old girls.

In the snowcross event Austin again took second, while Reese placed third.

Sebastien, in the 10-year-old class, placed second. Gabrielle, for eight-year-old girls, also took second.

In moguls, lakecity racers continued to reach the podium. Austin placed first and Reese placed third, while Warren picked up a first-place finish.

Warren, in the 10-year-old boys class, took first, while Adrian, in the seven-year-old division, placed third.

Garreth, in the five-year-old boys division, nabbed first, while Gabrielle picked up her third second-place finish of the weekend.

The TASC also attended a race at Harper Mountain near Kamloops earlier in the month, racing against skiers from Sun Peaks, Apex, Revelstoke, Silver Star and Harper.

Cole Turner, in the 11-year-old boys category, took a bronze medal in the slalom race.

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