Elks skate into G.P.

Fifteen members of the Fort St. John Elks Speed Skating Club travelled to Grande Prairie this weekend for a one-day short-track interclub meet. Skaters faced some unfamiliar but welcome competition as there were clubs from the Peace River area as well as Edmonton, Yellowknife and Lloydminster. Each skater competed in a total of five races with more personal best times recorded. It was a good showing by all skaters. Next competition is in two weeks in Dawson Creek.

Results for Grande Prairie are as follows:

Division 2
Connor Johnson – 11th – 2 Personal Bests

Divison 3
Kathryn Stickel – 8th
Kyle Lyth – 11th – 2 Personal Bests

Division 5
Ben Maxfield – 5th – 1 Personal Best
Jenna Burns – 7th – 2 Personal Bests
Renee Kalkman – 11th – 2 Personal Bests

Division 6
Rachel Kalkman – 3rd – 1 Personal Best
Colton Johnson – 5th – 3 Personal Bests
Madelyn June – 12th – 1 Personal Best

Division 7
Kyla Wass – 5th – 3 Personal Bests
Eryn Stickel – 13th – 1 Personal Best

Division 9
Nyam Newlove – 4th – 4 Personal Bests
Michelle Kalkman – 5th – 3 Personal Bests
Joshua Telizyn – 6th – 2 Personal Bests

Cradles
Nicholas Guliov – 3rd

Jolea Bilodeau attended a long track competition in Calgary and competed against some of the top skaters in the country. She achieved one personal best for the weekend.

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