Kurka named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week
The Palmer native Andrew Kurka won three of six races at the Para Alpine Skiing World Cup in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia.
In the sit ski downhill competition, the two-time Winter Paralympic Games medalist crashed in the first two competition, but completed the course to win on the third day.
He also won a Super-G race Feb. 16 and a Giant Slalom event Feb. 19.
The winner is selected by a panel each Friday and announced Saturday at 11 a.m. on the Sports Guys on CBS Sports Radio 590AM and 96.7FM.
View past winners here.