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Perfect Purden Run for Prince George Alpine Skiers

Posted by Prince George Ski Club on Mar 04 2019 at 10:17PM PST
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Kyle Balzer/ Prince George Matters
March 4, 2019

On the same weekend Canadian skiing legend Nancy Greene Raine visited the Hart Ski Hill to celebrate its 50th season, members of the Prince George Alpine Ski Club took to the mountains east of the city for a regional competition.

The 2019 TECK North Zone Race took place at Purden Ski Village on Saturday and Sunday (March 2-3) and saw almost 30 skiers from the region compete in slalom and giant slalom races.

Four Prince George skiers stood out above the rest over the two-day contest.

Among the ladies, Melinda Kobasiuk won gold in three of her four races in the Under-16 category, while Adree Brulotte left the Under-14’s in the dust and captured gold in all four entries.

The 2003-born Kobasiuk’s results are as follows:

Saturday Slalom
Race One = 1:26.24
Race Two = Did not start (DNS)
Sunday Giant Slalom
Race One = 1:39.21
Race Two = 1:35.76
The 2006-born Brulotte’s results are as follows:

Saturday Slalom
Race One = 1:31.60
Race Two = 1:32.66
Sunday Giant Slalom
Race One = 1:42.41
Race Two = 1:40.27
For the men, Jacob Hoskins (U-16) and Isaac Hausot (U-14) also took gold for the Prince George Alpine Ski Club in three of each of their four races.

The 2004-born Hoskins’ results are as follows:

Saturday Slalom
Race One = 1:23.98
Race Two = Did not finish (DNF)
Sunday Giant Slalom
Race One = 1:39.16
Race Two = 1:34.93
The 2005-born Hausot’s results are as follows:

Saturday Slalom
Race One = 1:27.19
Race Two = 42.95
Sunday Giant Slalom
Race One = Did not finish (DNF)
Race Two = 1:40.52
Sunday’s second race in the men’s U-16 giant slalom was the only race where the northern capital took gold, silver, and bronze.

Purden Ski Hill and the Prince George Alpine Ski Club are hosting the B.C. U-14 Skiing Championships later this month.

The North Zone regionals served as a prequel to the provincials that’ll take place March 15-17, when more than 150 athletes are expected to compete.