The 2013 JD Championships were held in Nanaimo the weekend of July 12, 13 & 14. Nineteen VOC athletes took the ferry across to Vancouver Island where they racked up a total of thirty-five medals.
• 7 Gold in individual events + 4 more in the 4x100m relay for 13-year old girls
• 7 Silver in individual events + 8 more in the 4x100m relays for both the 12-year old boys and girls
•9 Bronze in individual events
Highlights of the weekend included multiple BC Champions. Sophie Fernback, age 10, in High Jump. Taylor Morgan, age 11, in 60m, 60mH and 100m. Kendra Lewis, age 11, in 1000m. Cassidy Gee, age 13, in 80mH and TJ. And the 13-year old girls 4x100m relay team consisting of Chloe Ainsworth, Paris Eliopoulos, Cassidy Gee and Kristen Schulz.
Sophie Fernback and Taylor Morgan not only won their events, but also broke the BC Athletics Standard in High Jump and 60mH respectively.
Congratulations to all!