Quinn Nystrom, representing Brainerd's Vacationland Figure Skating Club, competed in the annual Northland Figure Skating Competition held Jan. 17-20 in Duluth.
Nystrom, 16, received a fourth-place medal in Open Pre-Juvenile Freeskating and a sixth-place ribbon in Open Pre-Juvenile Compulsory Moves.
Nystrom was accompanied by her coach, Mary Sundquist of Brainerd. Hundreds of skaters from the upper Midwest and Canada competed in the event hosted by the Duluth Figure Skating Club.
Brainerd figure skaters are preparing for upcoming competitions in Fargo, N.D., and Grand Rapids. Their competitive season concludes with the annual Vacationland Figure Skating Show, scheduled March 16 and 17. The event at the Brainerd Area Civic Center showcases the talent of Brainerd area figure skaters from beginners to experts.
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