The finalised results from the Club champs in September can be found here:
After a great weekends racing in brilliant warm and sunny weather, resulted in some very close finishes. The final results are:
The Entry form for the Huntly Rollerski Championships and 3 lap challenge/team sprints on the weekend of 5-6th September is appended below:
Here are the revised British Championship results which were from the Higland Nordic Event at Cairngorm this weekend
This year’s Huntly Championships were blessed with some of the best weather we have seen in the last 5 years. From the start of the races we had wall to wall sunshine and not a drop of rain fell on the track all day.
There was an impressive turn out in the Novice class with 11 entrants highest number in any group for the day, it was great to see so many younger skiers racing. Caringorm put in a good showing in this class with club members Connor Sinclair and Stephanie Dare picking up the first boy and girl titles respectively. Huntly skier Laura Patterson picked up the fastest U10 title, beating her mother Zosia by 34 seconds.
Huntly also did well in the U12/U14 3.7km race, Oliver Newman managed to beat his brother Fergust to 1st U14, while Lynne Gray stole a 5 second lead over Beth Maclean in the U14 F classification.
In the older age groups Cairngorn dominance reasserted itself, with Robers Sircus and Hector Cowie taking off the Senior and U18 titles. Second and Third place in the Senior race was a close run thing with Carl Carrier seeing off Carl Pointer by a narrow 10 seconds. Watch out next year Mr Carrier! Huntly Skier Duncan Gibb took faster U16 M while David Horsley was the fastest Vet M. Fiona Crossley had a lonely race taking first place Vet F.
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The Huntly Championships are coming up soon on 8th September.
Please get as many entry forms to Peter Thorn in advance as possible. This work and organizations on the day, which can be stressful.
Any volunteers for marshalling will be very welcome this year, expecially some helpers for Peter Thorn who will be doing the lap counting.
Sunday saw the Scottish rollerski championship race, held on the Cairngorm ski road over various distances and run by CBNSC. Yet again the weather was kind to all who competed with clear skies and sunny conditions prevailing, creating good if perhaps a little hot, racing conditions.
By the end of the day, Huntly skiers had achieved considerable success and all those who took part skied with a determination and effort that they should be proud of!
The club now has the following Scottish rollerski champions amongst its ranks:
- Scottish under 16 Boys Champion; Duncan Gibb
- Scottish under 14 Boys Champion; Fergus Newman
- Scottish under 14 Girls Champion; Lynne Gray
- Scottish under 12 Boys Champion; Callum Cooper
Sorry about the photo Duncan, we didn’t have anything newer.
Full results can be found at: http://www.cbnsc.co.uk/media/GB06%20Cairngorm%20Hill%20Climb%20FT_19Aug12%20Results.pdf
The British Championships this year are being run by Highland Nordic, the day after the Huntly Races to make a fun packed weekend of rollerski racing
The British Championships are being held at Aviemore in the Classic Style on 9th September. Entries must be received by Friday 7th September byRoger Homyer (firstname.lastname@example.org).