Kurka named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

February 24, 2020

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.