Dura, Reimer win Tsalteshi Iceman

  • By Staff Report
  • Sunday, February 15, 2015 10:55pm
  • Sports

Matt Dura and Carly Reimer were the individual winners at the first Tsalteshi Iceman Quadrathlon, held Sunday.

The event involved a five-kilometer freestyle ski at Tsalteshi Trails, a 10-lap ice skate at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex, a 5K run on the Centennial Trail and then on the snowshoe trail at Tsalteshi Trails, then a 300-yard swim at Skyview Middle School.

Dura finished in 1 hour, 2 minutes and 21 seconds for the win, while Mike Crawford was second at 1:04:09 and Tony Eskelin was third at 1:05:43.

Reimer’s winning time was 1:14:13, while Sarah Pyhala was second at 1:16:01 and Morgan Aldridge was third at 1:22:54.

There also was a team competition, won by One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila FLOOR! With Bill Holt skiing, Shawn Hutchings skating, Shawna Hooper running and Johna Beech swimming, the squad touched the wall in 1:14:18. Coming in just behind, at 1:14:44, was Big Test Icicles, with Gina Gregoire skiing, Kyle Kornelis skating, John Hedges running and Emily Kornelis swimming.

Tsalteshi Iceman

Sunday at Tsalteshi Trails, Soldotna Regional Sports Complex, Skyview Middle School

Men — 1. Matt Dura, 1:02:21; 2. Mike Crawford, 1:04:09; 3. Tony Eskelin, 1:05:43; 4. John Mohorcich, 1:07:12; 5. Tom Kobylarz, 1:10:33; 6. Mark Laker, 1:23:55; 7. Matt Pyhala, 1:26:40; 8. Jeff Helminiak, 1:28:26; 9. Carl Kincaid, 1:33:26.

Women — 1. Carly Reimer, 1:14:13; 2. Sarah Pyhala, 1:16:01; 3. Morgan Aldridge, 1:22:54; 4. Patty Moran, 1:25:18; 5. Angie Brennan, 1:29:34; 6. Tammy LaFrancois, 1:37:57; 7. Lisa Renken, 1:50:52.

Teams — 1. One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila FLOOR! (Bill Holt, ski; Shawn Hutchings, skate; Shawna Cooper, run; Johna Beech, swim), 1:14:18; 2. Big Test Icicles (Gina Gregoire, ski; Kyle Kornelis, skate; John Hedges, run; Emily Kornelis, swim), 1:14:44; 3. Team DeGray (Timothy DeGray, ski; Tad DeGray, skate; Johnna DeGray, run; Alex DeGray, swim), 1:20:07; 4. Four Below Zero (Leah English, ski; Nicole Egholm, skate; Scott Huff, run; Tony Oliver, swim), 1:22:23.

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