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Two Nelson women finish Top 20 in national Crossfit challenge

Jacqueline Skands, front, and Ali Popoff finished in the Top 20 in the  Crossfit Ladies of Canada Challenge.  - Submitted photo
Jacqueline Skands, front, and Ali Popoff finished in the Top 20 in the Crossfit Ladies of Canada Challenge.
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Twelve local women who train at Nelson's Power By You: Fueled by Crossfit gym competed in the annual Crossfit Ladies of Canada Challenge. More than 100 women entered the Canada-wide competition, which challenged women to complete five different Crossfit workouts in one week and post their score from each workout online. Two local women finished in the Top 20 in the Open division: Jacqueline Skands came 16th place and Ali Popoff, owner of Power By You, came 18th place.

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