Mckenna Colthorp of Fort St. James won a bronze medal in Singles Novice Figure Skating yesterday at the Canada Winter Games. This is the first INDIVIDUAL CWG medal for a person from Fort St. James.
There have been three other medalists from FSJ but all 3 were in team events and all were in relay. In 2003 Brenda Friesen won a silver medal in Short Track speed skating relay (4 on the team) and in 2007 Daljinder Sanghera won a bronze medal in Long Track speed skating’s team pursuit event (4 persons on team). In Halifax in 2011 Jamie Macdonald won a silver medal also in Short Track relay.