Ice Breakers win big at Ice Jam

It was an afternoon of the fastest action on ice at the Shaw Centre Saturday afternoon for the third annual Salmon Arm Ice Breakers Ice Jam

Need for speed: Bradley Hlina takes the lead in the 800-metre division-five race during the Salmon Arm Ice Breakers Ice Jam speed skating event at the Shaw Centre last Sunday.

It was an afternoon of the fastest action on ice at the Shaw Centre Saturday afternoon for the third annual Salmon Arm Ice Breakers Ice Jam short track speed skating races.

The local club notched a total of nine medals and notched their highest number of skaters participating ever.

In the youngest age group, first time racer Lincoln Thurgood earned a silver medal in division one, followed by his teammate Corbin Coubrough who skated to bronze in division one.

In division two, skaters Jett Nash and Ila Isaac also earned silver and bronze respectively, while Devyn Hughes raced to a bronze in division three.

It was gold for Aila Norlin in division four, with teammate Jack Verdurmen picking up bronze.

The competitive division five racing saw Bradley Hlina earn a bronze medal.

Adult skater and club newcomer Kim Klapstein also took gold in his division.

Salmon Arm Ice Breaker racers include: Kynan Dicker, Ginger Anderson, Mackenzie Keating, Zachary Watkins, Keagan Isaac, Pyper Drew, Callie Belway, Alexander Watkins, Abby Bushell, Daniel Hlina, Pheonix Nash, Jack Isaac, Marissa Dollack and Cole Desautels.



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