Matti Erickson sets Kootenay track records

12-year-old Erickson set five records at the same meet as a 10-year-old and four more as an 11-year-old.

Nelson track athlete Matti Erickson

Nelson track athlete Matti Erickson

Nelson track athlete Matti Erickson, 12, broke five records at the recent Legion track meet at Haley Park in Warfield, including four in hurdles and one in long jump. He set five records at the same meet as a 10-year-old and four more as an 11-year-old.