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Canadian Women Advance at Ice Worlds

The second stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup is taking place in Switzerland on Jan. 22 and 23.

A number of Canadians are competing at the event in Saas Fee and have advanced to semi-finals on Sat. Jan. 23.

Karlee Hall from B.C. finished the day in 16th and Rebecca Lewis from Ontario finished the day in 15th, both advancing to semis.

Hall is coached by comp competitor Gord McArthur, who is also in Saas Fee, but did not qualify for the next round.

Lewis is married to Canadian crusher Nathan Kutcher and finished fifth at the 2016 Ouray Ice Festival.

For an interview with Hall, visit here. Full results from qualifiers in Saas Fee, visit here.