Team NT skiers take silver on day one of AWG 2018 racing!

Nicolas Bennett races at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games

Congratulations to Nicolas Bennett on his silver ulu in the classic 5 km individual start race on Monday at the Arctic Winter Games in Fort Smith.

Nico’s interview with Cabin Radio can be found here. He’s competing in the 10 km mass start on Tuesday.

All results from the Arctic Winter Games can be found on Zone 4.

Nico finished 2.5 seconds behind the winner in Monday’s race. Jack Panayi was 11th and Donny Boake 16th.

In the juvenile male race, Jack Kotaska placed 13th ahead of team-mate Tyson Green in 14th.

On the female side, the territory’s best result on Monday came from Ella Kokelj, who finished 9th in the juvenile 5 km race. Kea Furniss was 14th, Emily Carroll 19th and Rae Panayi 21st.

In the junior division, Niva Stephenson was 12th and Jailyn Louison-Edgi 17th.

Makoa Kokelj, Joseph Curran, Leif Aubrey-Smith and Morgan Young finished 17th-21st in the midget male race on Monday, while Moira Green was 11th in the midget female race with Anais Aubrey-Smith 13th, Sarah Porter 16th and Shannon Mercer 18th.