Fernie Freestyle athletes Caoimne Heavey

Freestyle athletes podium at BC Winter Games

Four Fernie freestyle ski athletes took home numerous top 10 finishes at the BC Winter Games in Penticton last weekend.

Four Fernie freestyle ski athletes took home numerous top 10 finishes at the BC Winter Games in Penticton last weekend with Sam Goodison taking third place overall in the under 14 category.

Goodison placed fifth in slopestyle, fifth in big air and sixth in moguls to take the bronze medal in the Male Youth overall category.

Also competing in the under 14 category were Caoimne Heavey and Andrew Nixon. Heavey place fifth in slopestyle, fifth in big air and seventh in moguls.

She placed sixth overall in the under 14 Female Youth category.

Nixon placed 18th in slopestyle, 17th in big air and seventh in moguls to finish 16th overall.

This was the first BC Winter Games competition for these under 14 competitors.

In his second BC Winter Games outing Graham Bradish placed fourth overall in the under 16 category, finishing fifth in slopestyle, fifth in big air and eighth in moguls.

Fernie Freestyle athletes will be participating in one more competition before the selection process for the Canadian Junior National Freestyle event, to be held in Ontario in March. Both Bradish and Goodison are vying for spots at the national competition.


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