Freestyle skiers off to nationals

Several Mount Washington-based athletes will be in action at Apex




Several Mount Washington-based athletes are heading to Apex Mountain for the Canadian Junior Freestyle Skiing Championships, March 14-18.

Athletes 13-18 years from Nova Scotia to the Yukon and everywhere in between will come to Apex to compete in Slopestyle, Moguls, and Big Air. “These are the next generation Olympians trying to earn points and get on Provincial and Nationals teams,” an event spokesperson said.

Things kick off March 13 with the opening ceremonies. This will include an athlete parade of flags down the Okanagan Run that will lead the young athletes down to the awards podium.

Mount Washington competitors include:

Big Air – Teal Harle, Todd Heard, Hannah Benischek, Mei Pond.

Moguls – Riley Heard (BC team), Peter Stubbs (BC team), Todd Heard, Teal Harle.


Slopestyle – Teal Harle.



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