Snowshoer returning home with two new medals

Jakubowski’s bronze medal finish came today in the 1600 metre singles race, with a time of 12 minutes and 14.70 seconds. She also finished fifth in the 800 metre singles race, completing the course with a time of 5 minutes, 31.51 seconds.

First place in the 1600 metre race went to fellow Team Canada member Adam Wakeman, who finished first at 10 minutes and 31.60 seconds.

The Energetic City’s snowshoe racer, along with three fellow teammates also earned the highest honour in the group 4X400 snowshoe race yesterday, finishing first with a time of 8 minutes and 59.06 seconds.

Jakubowski earned the first place finish with fellow Team Canada racers Jessica Larivee, Ashlee McLeod and Regan Millsap.

Before leaving, Jakubowski said it would be a dream to bring home any medal from the competition.