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Nordics off to B.C. midget cross-country ski championships

 THE DEVO MEMBERS are, left to right: 4th row - head coach Dave Battison, Devo coaches Tim McGrady, Don Johnston, Berend Henckel, Dave Damery, and Laura Johnston. 3rd row - Eva Salmon, Breannah Bugslag, Rachel Beech, Sylvie Johnston, Annelies Henckel, Callum Barry, and Matthew Salmon. 2nd row - Calder Guimond, Naomi Swift, Alexandra Apedaile, Kai McGrady, Carson Damery, Ankit Bakshi, Delwyn Marcoux, Alexander Swift, Taz Oldaker, and Ben Prager. 1st row - Amelia Wells, Theo Lemay , Aiden Noble, Stephen Lamon, Josh Southen, Gavin Johnston, Hugo Henckel, Gabe Gledhill, and Evan Luksay. Missing are Max Brown, Emmy Stapff, Hendrik Calvares, and Emma Wong.  - PHOTO SUBMITTED
THE DEVO MEMBERS are, left to right: 4th row - head coach Dave Battison, Devo coaches Tim McGrady, Don Johnston, Berend Henckel, Dave Damery, and Laura Johnston. 3rd row - Eva Salmon, Breannah Bugslag, Rachel Beech, Sylvie Johnston, Annelies Henckel, Callum Barry, and Matthew Salmon. 2nd row - Calder Guimond, Naomi Swift, Alexandra Apedaile, Kai McGrady, Carson Damery, Ankit Bakshi, Delwyn Marcoux, Alexander Swift, Taz Oldaker, and Ben Prager. 1st row - Amelia Wells, Theo Lemay , Aiden Noble, Stephen Lamon, Josh Southen, Gavin Johnston, Hugo Henckel, Gabe Gledhill, and Evan Luksay. Missing are Max Brown, Emmy Stapff, Hendrik Calvares, and Emma Wong.
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The Strathcona Nordic Ski Club is sending their team of young racers off to the B.C. Midget (cross-country ski) Championships in Revelstoke this week.

The Devo team has been training hard on Mount Washington all winter, and this championship race in Revelstoke will be the highlight of the season for many of the kids. The team aims to ski fast and have fun, and they also hope to bring some medals back to Vancouver Island.

 

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