The B.C. Snowboard Association held its annual B.C. Snowboard Championships at Big White last weekend, the final event in the Ripzone Provincial Snowboard Series.
Only a handful of Whistler athletes took part, but two local athletes did finish in the top three in the overall series standings.
In the last slopestyle of the season, Jessica Kimura of Vernon topped Kelownas Kelsey Borsa in the womens event. Tim Dopko of Kelowna won the mens event, followed by Vernons Dustin OFerrall and Dave Chamberlain of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
In the halfpipe, Kumra won the womens event, followed by Whistlers Valerie Legere who rides for Spy, Clive and Pacific Boarder.
The mens competition went to Levi Froese who indicated that he was from "My Truck" in his registration form. Dustin OFerrall was second and David Schettini of Kamloops, a member of the national development team, was third.
In the snowboard cross, Jessica Kimura won her third gold of the weekend, edging out Jamie Martindale of Cranbrook, Natasha McCormick of Kelowna and Whistlers Kerry Martin in the final heat.
The mens competition went to Derek Wintermans of Port Coquitlam, followed by Brad Tetreau and Carl Cowtan of Kamloops. Whistlers Dave Saskolinsky was 11 th .
In the overall standings, Valerie Legere was second in the halfpipe behind Jessica Kimura and ahead of Spender OBrien of Courtney.
Chris Astofooroff of Grand Forks was first in the mens halfpipe, followed by Dave Schettini and Levi Froese.
Kimura also led in the snowboard cross standings, followed by Kerry Martin and Natasha McCormick. Derek Wintermans placed first for the men, followed by Whistlers Adam Livingston and Matthew Tinnicliffe of Gananoque, Ontario.
January 18, 2017, 12:00 PM
Police Briefs: No major injuries in seven-car pile up; Man arrested four times over MLK weekend More...
January 17, 2017, 9:55 AM
A rainfall warning was also issued Tuesday for Howe Sound More...
January 16, 2017, 10:00 AM
Last year saw 22-per-cent increase in real-estate sales activity More...