Mogul skiers return from Whistler with medals

Apex Freestyle Club skiers have strong efforts in second Timber Tour at Whistler

The Apex Freestyle Club returned from the Whistler Timber Tour over the weekend with medal-winning results.

In under-16, Chloe Kober took silver, while teammate Shaina Finlayson earned bronze.  In U18, Kassidy Todd was golden.

On the boys side, in super youth, Alec Henderson won gold and Chad Collyer took silver, while in U14, Liam Collyer earned bronze.

In moguls, super youth for girls, Covert picked up silver and in the U16 group, Anna Spence picked up silver and Finlayson earned bronze.

In U18, Todd won gold and Sophia Diamond earned bronze.

On the boys side in super youth, U12, Henderson won gold and Collyer earned bronze. In U14, Brayden Kuroda won gold, while Collyer took bronze. In U16, Hayden Person won gold. In U18, Koleton Phipps won gold, while Joe Durham earned silver.

In slope style, for girls, Covert took silver, while Kober took silver in U16 and Finlayson earned bronze.

In U18, Todd won gold. U14-18 boys action was cancelled due to extreme weather.

In super youth U14, Collyer won gold.

Canada Cup

AFC skiers performed well on the Canada Cup stage in Calgary Jan. 30 to Feb. 1.

In single moguls, making finals was Madison Parker, Kassidy Todd, Anna Spence, Shaina Finlayson, Mason Barzilay, Mackenzie Schwinghamer, Josh Kober and Brayden Kuroda.

AFC girls Chloe Kober and Courtney MacDonald narrowly missed finals. Also competing were Jaime Rykuiter, Noah Spence, Phipps, Kyle Parker, Joe Durham, Hayden Person, Max Todd and James Naude.

On Sunday, seven of nine AFC girls made finals in single moguls. Barzilay finished fourth followed by Parker in fifth, Spence, sixth, Todd eighth, Finlayson, 10th, Rykuiter 15th and Kober, 16th. Five of eight AFC boys made finals: Kober, sixth, Kuroda, 10th, Person, 13th, Durham 18th and Phipps, 23rd.

The Canada Cup is a sanctioned event of the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association.




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