HUNTSVILLE - The Walden Cross Country Ski and Fitness Club hosted the Ontario Cup number 2 series this past weekend. The Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club sent a contingent of racers to compete at the event.
Cam Raynor (left) and Ben Osorio of the Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club pose with their medals after this weekend’s Ontario Cup race.
On Saturday, Jan. 19, in the junior men’s 11-kilometre classic race, Cam Raynor captured his first gold medal of the season in a field of 83 competitors followed 19 seconds later by Benjamin Osorio to capture fourth.
The following day the same athletes competed in the 15-kilometre free technique (skating) event and Osorio won his first gold medal followed by Raynor capturing second.
This is the first time Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club has won gold at an Ontario Cup race since Dan Roycroft was a member and the first time to have two ANSC on the podium in the same age category.
Arrowhead Nordic also had Ben Forestell and Brady Irving competing in the junior boys’ events, Nathan Forestell in midget boys, Cecily Dawson in junior girls.