Julien Locke.

Julien Locke.

Julien Locke second at nationals

The Nelson Nordic skier sprinted to second last week. Locke trains with the Black Jack ski club in Rossland.

Nelson’s Julien Locke placed second in the senior men’s classic 1.6 km sprint as the top U23 skier at the 2015 Haywood Nationals Championships last week.

Locke trains with Rossland’s Black Jack team as does Colin Ferrie, Scott Fraser and David Palmer, who also competed at the nationals. The championships were held at the Lappe Nordic Centre in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Julien Locke grew up in Nelson.