Saanich skier wins at youth nordic championships

Strathcona Nordics Devo team of 27 went to Revelstoke for B.C. midget championships

Amelia Wells of Saanich picked up two provincial medals in cross-country ski racing this past weekend.

The Strathcona Nordics Devo team, made up of 27 youth skiiers, made the journey to Revelstoke last week to compete in the B.C. Midget Championships representing Vancouver Island.

Amelia Wells of Saanich placed third in the classic technique races.

Wells picked up silver in the sprint skate races. Teammate Ross Lamon captured gold with Emmy Stapff (3rd), Stephen Lamon (2nd), Annelies Henckel (4th), Carson Damery (2nd), Gavin Johnston (3rd), and Hugo Henckel (5th) all cracking top-five.

Hugo Henckel and Kai McGrady won technique awards, and the club placed second overall in aggregate awards.