FORT ST. JOHN – Fort St. John’s Pomeroy Sport Centre played host to the 2019 British Columbia Speed Skating Long Track Championships and FUNale from January 19-20, 2019.  Competitors ranging in ages 4 to 80 years old raced on skates in a variety of long track disciplines including Olympic Style time-based and the head-to-head mass start. Fort St. John Recreational Speed Skating Club and its team of volunteers hosted skaters from around the province and took home the Neil Dyer Award for overall team points.  BC Speed Skating Technical Director Chis Acton, claimed “the weekend showcased the dedication of all athletes, coaches, and volunteers, who have focused all season to achieve their well deserved results. The community of Fort St. John and our province have certainly benefited from the indoor long track speed skating facility.” Qualified skaters will now represent British Columbia on Team BCSSA at the Canadian Age Class Long Track Championships in Winnipeg, MB from February 9-10, 2019.

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Congratulations to the skaters who have qualified for Team BCSSA @ CACLT, based on their performance at BC LT Championship this past weekend in Fort St John! Skaters will compete at the Canadian Age Class LT Championship in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on February 9-10, 2019.

Qualified skaters will receive an email with further details regarding registration and Team BCSSA logistics.