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23 - Whistler's Kevin Hodder and L.J. Wilson of Squamish are first in the team of two category at the Squamish MOMAR adventure race.

23 - Lesley Clements wins her category at the North Shore Bike Fest cross-country marathon. Other locals on the XC podium are Dylan Wolsky and Seb Kemp. In downhill Tyler Morland is the guy to beat. Other local riders to win medals are J.S. Therrien, Meghan Illingworth, Jamie Hill, James McSkimming and Lauren Rosser.

23 - The Whistler Tri Club hosts the annual Kids of Steel and Try-a-Tri triathlons. Too many local results to mention but results are still online at

24 - The annual Whistler Valley Trail Run takes place. The fastest times in the 10K are posted by Tim Naylor on the men's side and Care Wakely in the women's event.

30-31 - Will Routley wins the two-day Mutual of Enumclaw road stage race in Washington for the third straight year.



6 - Squamish's Miranda Miller wins the U.S. Open downhill mountain bike race.

8 - Whistler's Victoria Whitney is named to the national development team for alpine skiing.

17 - The first Whistler Sailing Club race of the season, after more than a decade on hiatus, draws 14 boats.

20 - The annual Squamish Test of Metal bike race takes place. Matt Ryan is the fastest Whistler rider in 2:40:31. Whistler medallists include Mike Boehm (first in 35 to 39), Mike Charuk (second in 45 to 49), Keith Ray (first in 40 to 44), James McSkimming (third in 20 to 29), Bob Allison (first in 50 to 54), Rob McSkimming (second in 50 to 54), Robin O'Neill (second in 35 to 39), Cathryn Zeglinski (first in 45 to 49) and Jennifer McSkimming (second in 40 to 44).

27 - Local riders take part in the provincial mountain bike championships at Burnaby Mountain. Keith Ray is first in 40 to 44, Tony Routley first in 50-plus, Jesse Melamed third in Junior Men 17 to 18, Mike Boehm second in 30 to 39.

27 - The 25 km Comfortably Numb Trail Run takes place. Victoria's Adam Campbell wins the men's race in 1:55:28, and Jen Segger the women's race in 2:20:01.



1 - Will Routley wins the Yaletown Grand Prix.