Kraft Fifth in Pontiac GMC Cup GS - BC Alpine Ski Association



In his second season on the BC Ski Team squad, Vernon's Graham Kraft took home fifth place in 2:05.75 in Friday's men's giant slalom races at Nakiska, AB. James Finlayson of Whistler was fourth in 2:05.70; Aaron Civitarese of Trail was sixth in 2:06.38 and Ben Chaddock of Richmond was 10th in 2:12.44. In the men's GS, Trevor White, fifth after the first run, came back for the gold with a total time of 2:04.83. He edged Gareth Sine of Calgary second in 2:04.90 while Caleb Dyck of Edmonton was third in 2:05.47.

Shona Rubens clocked a two-run time of two minutes and 10.69 seconds. She won the season-opening GS on Thursday as well. Jessica Dakers of Calgary was second in 2:12.00 and Alison Hunter of Aurora, Ont., who skis for the National Alpine Training Centre in Calgary, was third in 2:12.03.

Men's Results: 1. Trevor White, Calgary,2:04.83; 2. Gareth Sine, Calgary, 2:04.90; 3. Caleb Dyck, Edmonton 2:05.47; 4. James Finlayson, Whistler, B.C., 2:05.70; 5. Graham Kraft, Vernon, B.C., 2:05.75; 6. Aaron Civitarese, Trail, B.C., 2:06.38; 7. Daniel Berry, Calgary, 2:09.70; 8. Cameron Stuart, Calgary 2:10.57; 9. Shawn Mackenzie, Edmonton, 2:12.20; 10. Ben Chaddock, Richmond,B.C., 2:12.44

Women's Results: 1.Shona Rubens , Calgary., 2:10.69; 2. Jessica Dakers, Calgary, 2:12.00; 3.Alison Hunter, Aurora, Ont., 2:12.03; 4. Emily Hamill, Calgary, 2:13.69; 5.Rachel Walker, Whistler, B.C., 2:15.19; 6. Janelle Miller, Lethbridge, Alta.,2:15.77; 7. Charlotte Whitney, Whistler, 2:17.61; 8. Rachel Nixon, Delta, B.C., 2:17.82; 9. Jenni Graham, Comox, B.C., 2:18.05; 10. Helen Schott, Calgary, 2:18.78.