Apex skiers debut with medals in giant slalom and slalom races

Apex Ski Club athletes make solid season debuts at Kelowna's Big White

Apex Ski Club members swept the boys’ podium in the first Under-12 Inter-zone Giant Slalom and Slalom race at Kelowna’s Big White.

Isaac Athans took gold on Saturday, while Heming Sola was second and Devin Blaser-Ladouceur third as the racers made their season debuts. In the second GS race, Noa Rogers earned second place in the girls event as did Athans for the boys. On Sunday, Apex skiers performed well again with many top-15 finishes in the slalom races.  Rogers earned gold and silver in her races, Athans took gold and silver in his, while Sola earned silver and bronze.  Devin Blaser-Ladouceur finished fourth and seventh, while  Adam Koczij finished 10th and 15th.  Jake Erickson earned 11th in his first slalom race, while Connor Robinson earned 13th.  Peter De La Mothe earned 14th in his second slalom race.

The event at Big White attracted 75 from clubs including Silver Star, Sun Peaks, Grouse, Prince George, Whistler, Red Mountain and Hemlock. Anyone interested in learning more about racing with Apex Ski Club can contact Jorgen Anderson at apexskiclub@gmail.com.