Rail Jam 2022 saw residents from across the northwest attend to compete in a skiing and snowboarding competition (Photo from/Kitimat Leisure Services Facebook)

Rail Jam 2022 saw residents from across the northwest attend to compete in a skiing and snowboarding competition (Photo from/Kitimat Leisure Services Facebook)

Northwest residents head to Kitimat to compete in Rail Jam

Residents gathered in the lower city centre parking lot to enjoy food and music

Rail Jam 2022 in Kitimat saw a large turnout to view the skiing and snowboarding competition.

The event included competitors from age groups ranging from under 10 to over 18 years of age. The entire event took place in the lower city centre parking lot.

The event featured music and food vendors. Kitimat’s Ellasaundra James took home first place in the 10 and under boarder category. For the male skiers 11 to 13 years category Kitimat’s Damon Chimko took home second place. In the 18+ category Connor Hawkins from Kitimat took home 3rd place.

You can see a full list of all the winners below:

10 and under – Boarders

1st place – Ellasaundra James

10 and under – Skiers

1st place – Willis West – Terrace

2nd place – Sienna Pretto – Terrace

3rd place – Sebastian Cooper – Terrace

11-13 years – Male Boarders

1st place – Max Levenson – Smithers

2nd place – Jacob Hartman – Terrace

3rd place – Rohan Cooper – Terrace

11-13 years – Female Skiers

1st place – Kiaya Fobin – Prince Rupert

11-13 years – Male Skiers

1st place – Mile MacDougall – Smithers

2nd place – Damon Chimko – Kitimat

3rd place – Finley Hayes – Terrace

14-17 years – Male Skiers

1st place – Taj Spencer – Terrace

2nd place – Nathyn Sutton – Terrace

14-17 years – Female Skiers

1st place – Thanya Healey – Terrace

2nd place – Jordan Talstra – Terrace

18+ – Male Skiers

1st place – Caleb Brousseau – Terrace

2nd place – Greg Talbot – Terrace

3rd place – Tum Gaudet – Prince Rupert

18+ – Male Boarders

1st place – Jack Cherniawski – Terrace

2nd place – Lee Miller – Terrace

3rd palce – Conner Hawkins – Kitimat