Yukon skier heading to the 2022 Winter Olympics

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Whitehorse-born cross-country skier Dahria Beatty secured a spot on the Canadian Olympic team after finishing second during the Olympic trials in Canmore last weekend.

“To actually have that selection locked up is definitely a big relief. Now I can focus on doing everything possible to perform the best I can at the [Olympic] games,” Beatty said.

It’ll be the second time Beatty competes for Canada at the Olympics. She participated at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea.

Beatty came in second during the trials last weekend behind Katherine Stewart-Jones, who had already qualified for Team Canada during the World Cup this past December.

She said she knew she

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