On track to success

Kurt Mortensen.  Photo contributed by Alan Mortensen.

Kurt Mortensen.
Photo contributed by Alan Mortensen.

Kurt Mortensen, a regular Sun Peaks skier, spent the past summer making a name for himself in the B.C. Off Road Racing Championship series.

While Kurt spends his time carving the Sun Peaks mountains in the winters, his summers are filled with the sport of motocross. Winning the top spot in the intermediate class, the 16-year-old entered 15 races, securing first place in eight of them. Awards for this achievement are coming up in January, 2014.

Kurt has travelled from Vancouver Island to Quesnel, B.C. and many spots in between, making himself a name on the circuit. In April 2013, Kurt secured a position on Kamloops’ RTR Performance Race Team and is currently hunting down sponsors for the new season.