DHS Nordic Skiers compete in Atikokan

Nathan Mallyon of the DHS Nordic Ski team works his way up a hill in Atikokan.

(more pics here)

The DHS Nordic Ski team travelled to Atikokan Wednesday for competition.

Candace Glowa got a silver medal in the senior girls division (4.5km) with a time of 16:52 and Kjell Schmidt got third place in the senior boys division (7.2km) with a time of 23:35.

The weather was sunny and warm, with a start time temperature of about -2 degrees Celsius.

9 skiers competed from DHS.  For 3 of them, this was their first taste of competition.

The Nordic Ski team travels to Thunder Bay for NWOSSAA on February 10.

Congrats on your excellent effort, skiers!