Biathlon involves a combination of target shooting and cross-country skiing. Photo by Scott Strasser.

B.C. air cadet biathlon competition comes to Mount Washington

More than 80 air cadets from across British Columbia were in the Comox Valley last weekend for the B.C. cadet biathlon competition.

The event was held at Mount Washington.

Several cadets from the Comox Valley also competed, representing the Komox 386 Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron.

Winners will qualify for the cadet national competition, set to take place on Prince Edward Island, from March 7–11.

Results from the Comox Valley athletes:

  • Josh Minkley placed first in the male youth six-kilometre sprint race.
  • Chloe Pritchard placed eighth in the female junior 4.5-kilometre sprint race.
  • Daniel Gilfillan placed 13th in the male junior sprint.
  • Christina Matchett placed eighth in the female senior six-kilometre sprint race
  • Victoria Moore placed 11th in the female senior sprint race.
  • Jesse Dyble placed eighth in the male senior sprint.
  • Brandon Jackson placed ninth in the male senior sprint.
  • Lewis Dawes placed 11th in the male senior sprint.

Video by Scott Strasser on Saturday

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