The 2014 Winter Olympics might not have started yet, but some KELOLAND athletes are ready for some winter competitions of their own.
Dozens turned out for the all ages ski and snowboard races at great bear today. From the youngsters just starting out to the hard core veterans, four different categories gave skiers and snowboarders a chance at some fun competition.
“Coming out here and racing it’s kind of like a big family and so it’s fun to come out here. And everyone encourages you and tries to kind of give you some pointers about how to ski better and just how to race better so it’s just really fun,” Felan Link said.
49 kids and adults participated in the races. Trophies were awarded to the top three finishers in each category.