Triathlon awards were handed out at Nakusp Elementary on Oct. 7

Triathlon awards were handed out at Nakusp Elementary on Oct. 7

NES triathletes take medals for fun sport

The 2013 NES triathlon was a day filled with sporty fun for kids in grades four to seven.

The 2013 NES triathlon was a day filled with sporty fun for kids in grades four to seven. Students swam, biked and ran the course for the fun of it, and for a good time. The best event time achieved was by Tasha Bjarnason, Lilia Cunningham and Xander Leeson-Booth who completed the tri-challenge in 23 minutes, 26 seconds. Congratulations to all the athletes!

Grade four girls first place: Catlin Poulin, Brooklyn Friedenberger, Hayleigh Jansen; second: Savannah Olson, Ainsley Barisoff, Mia Roberts.Grade four boys first: Horatio Kostuch, Michael Driedger, Axel Pedersen; second: Lucas Robins, Steven Sapietis, Morgan Flesaker; third: Jake Flamand, Chasaka Brautigam, Foster Katchen.

Grade five boys first: Colby Mackintosh, Liam Coates, Isaac Flamand; second: Wim Fryer, Ledger Coates, Silas Lampimaki. Grade five girls first: Bailey Wallace, Tamara Massey, Grace Davies; second: Brooke Coates, Deven Truax, Oriah Leeson; third: Zhara Moody, Ava Harrison, Maia Zinselmeyer; fourth: Tayla Raskob, Chiara Minchin, Melissa Hascarl; fifth: Amelia Driedeger, Trinity Didier, Julie Faucher.

Grade six girls first: Cheyenne Tourand, Zoe Zinselmeyer, Sadie MacNeil; second: Sonja Petterson, Kaleo Lampimaki, Makayla Teindl; third: Ivy Tulak, Taysha Grandbois. Grade six boys first: Lauren Sapietis, Wyatt Petterson, Carson Zittlau; second: Devon Coates, Ewan Carter, Darian Smith; third: Mary Harzan, Cam Haerter, Noah Fizzard.

Grade seven boys first: Kiernan Troute, Timothy Barisoff, Piper Cunningham; second: Cameron Mackintosh, Jordan Katchen, Garrett Waterfield; third: Jerobi Dahlberg, Ethan Smith-Garnet, Adam Volansky; fourth: Riley Driediger, Phoenix Leeson-Booth, Andrew Kang. Grade seven girls first: Tasha Bjarnason, Lilia Cunningham, Xander Leeson-Booth; second: Mikala Lewis-Morrison, Maya Watson, Kiley Waterfield; third: Emma Vandermay, Taylor Moody, Liana Goodman; fourth: Maija Larder, Kimberly Roberts, Larissa Kessler; fifth: Taylor Poulin, Gracie Pedersen, Maddy McCrory.