Speed skaters attend Edmonton Fall Classic
Eight skaters from the Lethbridge Speed Skating Association competed at the Edmonton Fall Classic last weekend.
Nearly 200 skaters from Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Alaska competed at the event in L2T (Learning-to-Train), T2T (Training-to-Train), Open and Special O Divisions. The meet was also the first of two qualifiers for Alberta T2T skaters to attend the Canada West Short Track Championships which are being held in Abbotsford, B.C., in March.
Jasmine Belisle placed first in T2T 14 female while Braeden Kremenik was third in L2T Division 1. Mikka Eaves took third in T2T 11 female.
Following are Lethbridge skating results: Braeden Kremenik: 3rd in L2T Division 1; Denise Wesseling: 4th in L2T Division 3; Seth Muller: 7th in T2T 14 male division; Jasmine Belisle: 1st in T2T 14 female division; Preslee Muller: 4th in T2T 13 female division; Riley Vanderburgh: 7th in T2T 12 male division; Mitchell Wesseling: 19th in T2T 12 male division; and Mikka Eaves: 3rd in T2T 11 female division.
Mitchell Wesseling of Lethbridge gets in position to pass a skater from Calgary in a 1,500-metre final.