Another day in skiing paradise

Dog, Copper to Best Chance, Upper Valley, Selwyn’s Loop, Coyote and the 10K trails were groomed Sunday morning.

Dog, Copper to Best Chance, Upper Valley, Selwyn’s Loop, Coyote and the 10K trails were groomed Sunday morning. They are excellent for skating or classic. Classic is best. Use caution on Dog and Copper between Mt. Mac and Lynx trail.

Day passes are full price, due to recent grooming and excellent conditions.

Wax of the Day: Rode multi-grade violet for the morning and violet or violet extra for the afternoon. If the sun shines waxing will become more difficult. 

The wax room is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Hours may vary depending on demand.

The Ski Base will be open Tuesday and Thursday 4 to 5 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hours may be reduced depending on demand.

Lockers should be cleaned out by April 30. Raven’s Ridge information is available through the ski club website, or on the bulletin board in the wax room.

Gymnastics

Aletta Leitch and Meghan Rodger from the Polarettes and Polar Tumblers Gymnastics Club represented the Yukon at the Western Canadian Gymnastics Championships on April 7th and 8th in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

The pair competed in the level-4 open category against 23 of the best gymnasts from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and NWT .

This was the first Western Championships for both and also the first time competing at this higher difficulty category.

Both girls had an excellent first Westerns experience hitting three of four events with no major errors and scoring personal bests.

Leitch finished 11th on bars, 12th on beam, 20th on floor and 22nd on vault. She was 17th all around.

Rodger finished 18th on vault and beam, 19th on bars, 22nd on floor, and 21st all around.

The remainder of the competitive athletes of the Polarettes and Polar Tumblers Gymnastics Club will be involved in the 2006 Yukon Gymnastics Championships on April 28th and 29th at the gymnastic facility on Duke Street in Riverdale.

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