Former cross-country skier making big waves in new pursuit of rowing
Created On: September 18, 2012
To say that Andrew Stewart-Jones has landed on the RADAR is an understatement.
The former national-level cross-country skier from the Nakkertok Nordic club recently switched to a new sport, registering surprising results at races, and with Rowing Canada’s series of evaluating tests.
The 'AA' gold medal-winning Gisèle-Lalonde girls' volleyball team led the national capital's contingent of high school teams in March OFSAA championships.
Nakkertok cooks up 3rd-straight title at toasty XC ski nats
Updated On: April 9, 2012
When Nakkertok Nordic Ski Club won the club banner at the Canadian cross-country skiing championships for the third year in a row, it was the only thing familiar about the competition.
NCSSAA nordic skiers sprint ahead to OFSAA
Updated On: February 23, 2012
The national capital looks like it will send some very strong entries to the OFSAA nordic skiing championships Feb. 23-24 in Huntsville after individuals, relay teams and schools turned in impressive results at the city championships on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at Nakkertok Cross-Country Ski Club.
Nepean nordic skiers out to avenge home course heartache at OFSAA
Updated On: February 15, 2012
The Nepean Knights senior boys’ nordic skiing team has just once thing on their mind for the OFSAA nordic skiing championships Feb. 22-24 in Huntsville – redemption.
A Zan-tastic finish
Updated On: February 10, 2012
Grade 12 Lisgar Collegiate Institute student Ben Wilkinson-Zan earned second- and third-place finishes in the junior boys' 7.5 km sprint and 15 km classic events this past weekend on his home Nakkertok course at the Eastern Canadian cross-country skiing championships in Cantley.
Coaching lifetime achievement winner Lyon still adding to career exploits
Updated On: January 26, 2012
Wednesday night's Lifetime Achievement (Coach) winner at the Ottawa Sports Awards, Don Lyon, is definitely not thinking of retirement.
Ski struggles for local alpine racers
Updated On: December 6, 2011
It's hardly been a blast-off start for three Ottawa alpine skiers as they begin their World Cup seasons. In his second year on the premiere global tour, 22-year-old Dustin Cook has raced in Austria, Alberta and Colorado, earning a top result of 51st place in the super-G.
Jones kickstarts World Cup season with a 7th
Updated On: December 6, 2011
Nakkertok cross-country ski club member Perianne Jones helped out Chandra Crawford with her Fast & Female initiative this past summer, and now the pair are proving to be a good team on snow too as they placed seventh at a November World Cup team sprint event in Germany.
Cook far back in first World Cup race
Created On: October 24, 2011
Ottawa’s Dustin Cook kicked off his 2011-2012 FIS Alpine World Cup season this past weekend in Soelden, Austria by competing in the giant slalom and finishing almost two seconds away from the top-30 skiers that get to race in the final run.