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Saskatoon Top Finishes at Canadian Birkebeiner in Edmonton & Fabulous Weather for Eb's Day

Hi everyone,

What a great ski weekend for the Saskatoon Nordic Ski Club.

Several of our competitive racing members had top finishes at the Canadian Birkebeiner in Edmonton on Saturday.  A big congratulations to them & to the 23 skiers from Saskatoon that had the courage to participate in the event.

Barret Dunbar placed 1st overall (!!) in the 55 km with pack event with a time of 3:03.49.  Barret was over 5 minutes ahead of the 2nd place finisher in the overall event.

Andrew Brisbin, a SNSC member now training and going to school in Camrose, placed 1st overall (!!) in the 55 km lite event with a time of 2:49:07.5. 

Ivan English placed 9th overall (!!) in the 55 km lite event, and 2nd in the men's 30-39 age category in the 55 km lite event with a time of 3:07:07.1

Also in the 55 km lite event, Ken English, 38th overall, and 3rd of 31 in his age class: 60-69. Tim Haight was 9th of 31 in his age class: 40-49 and 26th overall.

In the 31 km event, Scott Fraser placed 19th overall and Adrienne Dunbar placed 26th overall in and 4th in the female 20-29 age category.

Eb's Days was another success on Sunday, February 12.  The weather was beautiful for a day of skiing and a barbeque and snacks at the south hut.  Aurora was especially impressed with the hot dogs and marshmallows.  More to come on Eb's Day soon!




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