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Elk Club Speedskaters prep for provincials


FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Elk Speedskating Club members are preparing for the upcoming provincials meet next weekend after competing in Alberta last week.

A handful of speedskaters were in Calgary from January 4th to 9th to compete at the Canada Cup #2 in partnership with the Long Track Team Selections for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

“The kids are in a very busy part of the schedule, ” said Vice President Wim Kok. “All these events in December and the first half of January were a lead up to provincials next weekend as the team gets set to skate versus the best from across the province.”

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The Long Track Championships take place on January 20th to 21st at the Pomeroy Sports Centre. Skating goes from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

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