Ontario Wins The Gaat Trophy

Gaat.CombojpgTeam Ontario beat Team British Columbia by 0.1% to take the Gaat Trophy home as the winning provincial team at the Canadian Cross Country Championships in Vancouver on Saturday, November 29th.

M45 Troy Cox (79.9%), M50 Geoff Peat (80.95%), M45 Derek Hackshaw (80.21%*), and M55 Jerry Kooymans (84.48%) were the top four scorers. Jerry had the highest score overall.

Vancouver Course.
Snow fell overnight before the race making for perfect conditions for the championships
Brian Tartt

 

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Start photo
(courtesy Brian Tartt)

Vancouver Awards

 

 

 

The Junior and Masters awards were held in the cosy Jericho Beach Sailing Centre

 

 

Vancouver W30W35 Winners
Corinne Issel
Carrie Byer
Myndi Quirion

 

 

 

Vancouver M35M35 Winners

Nathan Kendrick  1st
Joe Boland  2nd

 

 

 

 

 

Vancouver W35W40 Winners

Tina Connelly  1st
Lisa Harvey 2nd

 

 

 

Vancouver M45M45 Winners

Troy Cox  2nd
Derek Hackshaw 1st

(Bruce Deacon was 3rd)

 

 

 

 

Vancouver W40W45 Winners

Michele Harvey-Blankenship
Veronica Biggar  2nd
Nicola Everton  3rd

 

 

Vancouver M50

M50 Winners

Geoff Peat 2nd
Mark Bennett 1st

(Andrew Tuovinen 3rd)

 

 

 

 

Vancouver M55

M55 Winners

Jerry Kooymans  1st
Gary Duncan  3rd
(Michael Lax 2nd)

 

 

 

 

Vancouver M60

 

M60 Winners

Mike Secker  1st
Bill Krezonoski  2nd
Clifford Russell  3rd

 

 

Vancouver M65

 

M65 Winners

Fred Pawluk  2nd
Grant Towns  1st
Paul Wood  3rd

 

Vancouver M70

 

M70 Winner

Vern Christensen

 

 

 

 

Some of the Club Team Awards;

Vancouver M50 Team

 

M50  Newmarket Huskies

Dan Fiorini
Chris Deighan
Veronica Biggar
Geoff Peat

Vancouver W30 Team

 

W35
Calgary Phoenix Striders

Myndi Quirion
Rhonda Clark
Donna Dixon

 

Vancouver W50 TeamW40
Kooteney Chaos TC

Nicola Everton
Sharisse Kyle
Becky Bates

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Vancouver W40 Team

 

W50
Calgary Phoenix Striders

Amy Anderson
Zita Mulligan
(Barbara Mercier)
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Vancouver Jake

Ontario Masters President Doug Smith and
BC Masters President Jake Madderom
shake after a close battle for the trophy

 

 

 

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