Team NT speed skaters

Team NT’s skaters win six ulus on day one of AWG 2018

Inuvik club skaters Braeden Picek and Dalton McLeod celebrated a one-two finish as the NWT put six ulus on the board in the team’s first finals at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games in Fort Smith.

Picek beat McLeod to gold in the junior male 1,000m final, while Grace Clark and Daphne Cloutier collected silver and bronze for the territory in the women’s equivalent.

Seigna Hult-Griffin and Luke Dizon were both bronze medallists in the juvenile 1,000m races.

You can read more from Cabin Radio, including video interviews, here.

NWT Speed Skating thanks all the officials, volunteers, coaches, athletes and spectators who are making our home Arctic Winter Games such a great spectacle so far! We appreciate the thousands of hours of preparation and dedication that have gone into the hosting of this event.

Looking forward to more great racing on Tuesday and throughout the week.

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