Jason Parker named February Athlete of the Month Award

Jason Parker of Yorkton is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. February Athlete of the Month Award:

Parker, 30, won a silver medal in team pursuit at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy. There were eight teams from eight countries in his category. Parker was nominated by the Saskatchewan Amateur Speed Skating Association.

The other nominee was William Urton, Duck Lake, cross country skiing.

For more information contact Pat Rediger at (306) 780-9307 or email prediger@sasksport.sk.ca

March 13, 2006