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Williams, Babikov Win NorAm Classic Races

Both Madeleine Williams (Edmonton Nordic) and Ivan Babikov (Foothills Nordic) put together strong performances to win their respective categories during the final Canmore NorAm race.
Williams, representing Fast Trax ski shop, finished with a margin of victory more than 20 seconds ahead of her closest competitor in the women's 5km competition.  Perianne Jones (Nakkertok), yesterday's fastest sprint qualifier was 2nd, followed by Indi 2010's Tasha Betcherman (Lappe Nordic). 

In the men's race Babikov continued his control of NorAm distance races, winning his third of three, this time by 35 seconds.  NST skier Dave Nighbor (North Bay Nordic) followed next, with Foothills Nordic coach/racer extraordinaire Chris Jeffries a close 3rd.    

The NorAm series now shifts to the East with races scheduled for this Thursday in Val Cartier.

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