Members of the Mount Washington E2, K1, K2 and J1 Alpine Ski Team hosted and competed in the TECK Coast Zone Finals Race at Mount Washington last weekend.
Under blazing spring skies on day one of the Giant Slalom Event E2, Sylvi Nymann took third place on the podium with K2 Logan Frame placing fifth.
But it was day two and in the Slalom event that these athletes earned their hardware.
With an unheard of clean sweep of the podium from Mt. Washington athletes were Liam Gilchrist (of Nanaimo) who took gold, Cole Anderson of Campbell River took silver and Frame of Campbell River took away a bronze for the K2 category. Clinton Wood of Campbell River also took a gold medal in the J1 age group.
For top Slalom athletes overall, again it was a clean sweep for Mount Washington with Wood taking gold, Anderson taking bronze and Gilchrist earning the silver.
For the women, Courtney Quin of Campbell River placed ninth overall in the J1 age category for Slalom. In the younger age group (E2) – Nymann once again owned the podium with a gold medal in the Slalom.
The Mt. Washington Ski Club focuses on building youth one turn at a time.
The club provides a family-oriented environment in which members make friends, develop a passion for Alpine Skiing and Alpine Ski Racing, and achieve excellence in a sportsmanlike culture.