A total of 116 racers attended the 2019 Andy Aufschnaiter Memorial Cross Country Ski Race in Blue River last week, ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 7.
Participants came from Blue River, Vavenby, Raft River, and Barriere elementary schools. There was also one Valemount participant, Violet Crowley, who won gold for Grade 2 girls.
Autumn Deuling won gold for Kindergarten girls and her father, Dustin Deuling, participated in this race as a kid. Luke Preston and Grayson Onslow had a neck and neck tie for gold for Kindergarten boys. Luke Preston’s mom participated in the race back in the day as well.