Rail Jam a big hit with Kitimat crowds

Good snow fell just a week shy of the date

The on-again-off-again and then on again 2018 Rail Jam held at the City Centre Mall’s lower parking lot on Friday was a huge success.

Good snow fell just a week shy of the date, allowing the competition to go ahead for 32 competitors from Kitimat, Terrace, Prince Rupert and Smithers.

The event was sponsored by Daudet Creek Contracting, Bandstra, Leavitts, 101 Industries, the Chamber of Commerce and the District of Kitimat.

In the 9 and under ski event Benjamin George scored a first, with Jaxon Leibach in second.

In the 9 and under snowboard event Braxton Sevigny came first, while Jared Thorton scored a win in the 18+ male ski event. In the 18+ snowboard for men event, Mike Campbell won first place.

 

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