Whistler XC athletes off to Junior Worlds

Peiffer, Murdoch to compete in Germany from Feb. 28 to March 8

WHISTLER WILL BE well represented at the FIS Nordic Junior World Championships later this month.

Two Whistler Nordics grads, Michael Murdoch and Benita Peiffer, discovered that they had cracked the team when it was officially released on Feb. 3. The championships will take place in Oberwiesenthal, Germany from Feb. 28 to March 8.

Another Whistler Nordics athlete, Joe Davies, was named as an alternate while Zoe Pekos, who was part of the Whistler Nordic Development Centre in the 2018-19 season, made Canada’s U23 team.

The team was announced after the Haywood NorAm World Junior/U23 Trials at Mont-Sainte-Anne, Que., held from Jan. 30 to Feb. 2.

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