Fort St. James speed skater wins silver

Local speed skater Jamie Macdonald helped the women’s 3000 m short track speed skating relay team win silver at the Canada Winter Games last week.

Local speed skater Jamie Macdonald helped the women’s 3000 m short track speed skating relay team win silver at the Canada Winter Games last week.

The four-person team gave the winning team from Quebec “all they could handle” according to a Team BC press release.

Macdonald and local coach Keith Gordon travelled to the games with Team BC. Gordon saw the relay and said Macdonald “skated flawlessly” in the relay and was “integral” to the team.

The games were underway in Halifax, Nova Scotia at press time.