Paige Lawrence and Rudi Swiegers named Sask Sport Inc. January Athlete of the Month

Paige Lawrence, 17, and Rudi Swiegers, 20, of Kennedy are the recipients of the Sask Sport Inc. January Athlete of the Month Award.

This figure skating pair captured the silver medal in junior pairs at the BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Vancouver, BC. Due to this accomplishment, they were named alternates for the Junior World Figure Skating Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. They were nominated by Skate Canada Saskatchewan Inc.

For more information, contact Pat Rediger at 780-9307 or email prediger@sasksport.sk.ca

For information regarding the Athlete of the Month Award program, including previous nominees and recipients, visit www.sasksport.sk.ca/awards.php

February 14, 2008