Sask Sport Inc. February Athlete of the Month nominees announced
The following athletes are nominees for the Sask Sport Inc. February Athlete of the Month Award:
- William Urton, 17, Duck Lake.
Urton won a bronze medal at the British Columbia Cross Country Skiing Championships and a gold medal at the B.C. Relay. He also won two gold medals at the Saskatchewan Provincial Championships. Urton had the fastest classic time in the B.C. Relay and the Provincial Championships in all age categories. Due to these accomplishments, Urton will compete at the national championships in March. Urton was nominated by Cross Country Saskatchewan.
- Jason Parker, 30, Yorkton.
Parker 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 recipient will be named on Tuesday. For more information contact Pat Rediger at (306) 780-9307 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
March 8, 2006