Friday, March 25, 2005 - Racing
Silver Star 75 Photos and results.

The inaugural Silver Star 75 Cross Country Ski Challenge at Silver Start Mountian Resort saw 160 compeditors compete in distances ranging from 7.5 to 75km.  There were 54 solo athletes and 18 teams tackling the 7.5km loop. The top 3 solo women in the 75 km were  1st Sara Peters - Ontario, 2nd Gudrun Pfleuger - Alberta, 3rd Brooke Gosling - Alberta with the winning time of 4 hours 23minutes and 59 seconds. The top 3 solo men in the 75 km were all racing for 1st Phil Villeneuve 2nd was a tie between Cyrus Kangarloo and Kit Richmond all from Alberta and it was a sprint finish with Phil edging out his two team mates. The winning time was 3 hours 58 minutes and 7 seconds.

Mass start under way.

Cyrus Kangarloo leads out Kit Richmond and Phil Villeneuve.

Sara Peters leads Brook Gosling and Tara Whitten

Phil leads the sprint finish while Cyrus and Kit tangle.

Phil took the win while Cyrus and Kit share 2nd place due to the fall just before the finish.

The 3-amigos collapse after 75 km or racing.

Women's winner Sara Peters with Kit Richmond

Photos by:

Don Weixl Photography
Box 1811
Vernon, BC   V1T 8C3

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