Selkirk Judo Club

SJC Members Selected for Canada Winter Games

It was a busy December for the Selkirk Judo Club.

Two members of the Club were selected to Team Manitoba for the judo competition at the 2019 Canada Winter Games to be held in Red Deer, Alberta.  The judo team will leave for Red Deer on February 23 and return on March 2, 2019.

Justin Ekosky will compete at the Games in male under 73 kg, while Sarah Ekosky will compete in female under 57 kg.  There will be both an individual competition and a team event at the Games. 

In other news, Damien (Senior Men under 81 kg), Justin (Senior Men under 90 kg) and Sarah Ekosky (U16 Female under 63 kg) were crowned provincial champions after winning their respective divisions at the Manitoba Provincial Championships held in Brandon, Manitoba on December 8.

Finally, four members of the judo club were promoted by the Manitoba provincial grading board on December 1 following a grading at the University of Manitoba.  Justin Ekosky was graded to first degree black belt, Damien Ekosky to second degree, Linda Ward to third degree and Brian Jones to 5th degree.