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Fernie skaters earn silver and bronze

Fernie skater Emma Nieuwesteeg completed in the B.C. Winter Games in Mission from February 20 to 22.  - Submitted
Fernie skater Emma Nieuwesteeg completed in the B.C. Winter Games in Mission from February 20 to 22.
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Fernie skaters Olivia Sombrowski, Ava Hozjan and Hunter Bezak competed in the Star Skate Super Series provincial finals in Kelowna, March 7 to 9.

Olivia Sombrowski was awarded Silver Assessment.

Ava Hozjan is a competitive skater with the Fernie club and competed in the pre-juvenile ladies under 14 event. Hozjan placed silver with a personal best score of 27.15. Her total score over all for the season put her on the podium in third place for the province.

Hunter Bezak skated in the Senior Bronze women's event placing fourth for the competition. Her overall point score earned her a silver at the Super Series Final Championships 2014. The Super Series champions for each division are determined by calculating the total of each B.C. skater's top three scores posted from various competitions throughout the season. Hozjan and Bezak were also both on the championship podium for the 2012/13 season.

Further congratulations to Fernie figure skaters Emma Nieuwesteeg and Anna Koltai who completed in the BC Winter Games in Mission. Emma Nieuwesteeg skated juvenile ladies, Anna Koltai skated pre-novice ladies. The girls had a great week sharing the experience with many other athletes across B.C.

Congratulation ladies on another successful year!

 

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