Whiskey Jack holds Tag the Jay Relay, 2020 Games practice run

The Whiskey Jack Nordic Ski Club held the Tay the Jay cross country ski event at Beatton Provincial Park on Saturday, March 9. The competition pitted 19 groups of three skiers together, with each team having one younger member. Grande Prairie's Wapiti Nordic Ski Club took part as well, with seven members making the trip to Beatton. 

It was also a formal practice run for the 2020 B.C. Winter Games. Becky Grimsrud, Whiskey Jack's Chief of Competition, is overseeing the cross country events for the Winter Games, and anyone who'd like to volunteer for the Games can contact Grimsrud at whiskeyjacknsc@gmail.com.

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The Munchy Wolverines, consisting of Troy Martin, Nigel Fehr and Johanna Redmond won the relay, with Team Ravens (Abby Wuthrich and Melvin Jarnigan) finishing second, and Team Magpies (Izzy Richardson, Stella Jarnigan and Riel Allain) coming in third place. 

Email sports reporter Dillon Giancola at sports@ahnfsj.ca.


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