Dwight’s Campbell named to Ontario Ski Team
A local teen continues to make a name for herself on the slopes.
Dwight’s Ashley Campbell has been named to the Ontario Ski Team. The soon-to-be 16-year-old goes to Huntsville High School.
This is Campbell’s first year on the team, joining six others. The team is led by Kip Harrington, Head Coach and Program Director.
In a release, Harrington said “We are extremely proud of this team and their hard work throughout the training period. They will be training in Colorado before their first races a little over a month from now. We have a lot of work to do but this is a talented group and we will do everything we can to support them and help them achieve success. We look forward to the race season!”
The team has already spent about 45 days on snow during the pre-season preparatory phase (Mammoth CA, Mt Hood OR, El Colorado Chile, Wittenburg Germany, Hintertux Austria). The competition phase which will kick off in early December and will include 40-45 race starts in all disciplines with stops at Copper Mtn CO, Lake Louise, Panorama, and Norquay among others along with an additional 35-45 days of training.
You can see Campbell, and the rest of the team, in action a little closer to home. They’ll be at the Ladies Nor-Am Cup in Collingwood on January 2nd to January 6th.
A complete competition schedule can be found at this website.