The Nelson Skating Club’s Aili Brackett won two medals at the first Kootenay Region Virtual Competition on Feb. 20.
Brackett took silver in the STAR 4 Girls under-13 category, and bronze in the STAR 5 Artistic category. Tiia Brackett meanwhile won silver in STAR 5 Artistic.
The Nelson Skating Club meanwhile won the Kootenay Region Sportsmanship Award for the event, which is typically held every year in Creston. The award was redefined this year to award the team who shows themselves having fun at the rink and in the community within COVID-19 protocols.
The club had 12 skaters participate in 14 events at the competition. Nelson skaters performed at the Nelson and District Community Complex.
Oceane Cheon and Milos Jarvis attained their silver rating in STAR 2, while Vienna Ferguson, Paisley Jarvis, Paige Purcell and Paige Vince earned the bronze rating. Raisa Nazaroff also won a silver rating in STAR 3.
Tiia Brackett finished fifth followed by Sage Wanhella in seventh in STAR 4 13-and-over, while Makayla Pickering was fifth in STAR 5 13-and-over. Ceili Koosnetsoff meanwhile nabbed sixth in STAR 7 Artistic.