Racers in the 25k leg of the Kootenay Krusher head out.

Racers in the 25k leg of the Kootenay Krusher head out.

Krushing the Competition

The 2011 Kootenay Krusher went off this weekend at Nipika Mountain Resort, with about 130 racers taking part.

The 2011 Kootenay Krusher went off this weekend at Nipika Mountain Resort, with about 130 racers taking part.

In addition to the usual 50 km loop, this year’s Krusher saw the addition of a 25 km “recreational” course. Younger riders took on a 3 km challenge. This year’s winners were:

50 km men’s: Stefan Widmer of Team Trek, defending winner — 3 hours, 1 minute, 23.7 seconds

50 km women’s: Trish Grajczyk — 3 hours, 23 minutes, 36.6 seconds

25 km men’s: Peter Eaton — 1 hour, 44 minutes, 16.9 seconds

25 km women’s: Kristin Walters — 1 hour, 58 minutes, 18.7 seconds

 

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