Nelson Nordic Ski clubs qualifies a trio of skiers for 2012 B.C. Winter Games in Vernon
A trio of cross country skiers from Nelson will be in the Central Okanagan this weekend competing in the 2012 B.C. Winter Games.
The three Nelson Nordic Ski Club athletes are Stuart Milde, Galen Boulanger and Arianna Murphy-Steed. The skiers qualified during trial races held in the middle of January in Kimberley.
However, Murphy-Steed will not attend the games due to prior commitments.
Cross Country skiing competiton is being held at the Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre.
The B.C. Winter Games begin Thursday with opening ceremonies in Vernon. Competition runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday concluding with closing ceremonies.
The goal of the Games is to provide an opportunity for the development of athletes, coaches and officials in preparation for higher levels of competition in a multi-sport environment which promotes interest and participation in sport and sporting activities, individual achievement, and community development.