Ris­ing Star

Canadian Running - - GOLDEN SHOE AWARDS -

Cameron Or­mond made his­tory this past Novem­ber at Christie Lake Con­ser­va­tion Area in Dun­das by be­com­ing the first cross coun­try com­peti­tor to win four of­saa (On­tario Fed­er­a­tion of School At hlet ic As­so­ciat ions) XC Cham­pi­onships in a row. Or­mond fin­ished the 6.2-kilo­me­tre course in a time of 23:01:07, win­ning by just over 12 sec­onds in a field of 263 com­peti­tors.

The grade 12 Aurora High School stu­dent and mem­ber of the New­mar­ket Huskies Track Club, says she hasn’t made any de­ci­sions yet in terms of post-sec­ondary plans but is lean­ing to­ward stay­ing in Canada. “My sched­ule would be more f lex­i­ble and I feel like I’ ll be able to equally bal­ance aca­demics and ath­let­ics.” Or­mond is hop­ing to study en­gi­neer­ing.

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