Summerland’s Kripps heads into World Cup as best team

Justin Kripps' two-man team heads into the World Cup season as the best.

SUMMERLAND'S JUSTIN KRIPPS claimed the two-man title in Calgary on Oct. 29 with Jesse Lumsden.

SUMMERLAND'S JUSTIN KRIPPS claimed the two-man title in Calgary on Oct. 29 with Jesse Lumsden.

The team of Summerland’s Justin Kripps will head into the World Cup season with the recognition of being Canada’s best.

Kripps welcomed back Jesse Lumsden, of Burlington, Ont., into his sled to claim the men’s two-man title. The Canadian duo put together the top two start and run times for a golden time of 1:53.04.

“Things are going really well for this time of year. We always want to go faster, but things are getting better each day and I’m happy with where I’m at,” said Kripps in a press release. “It is great to have Jesse back in the program this year. He is such a great team guy and will make a big difference having him with us.”

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