(May 19, 2004)
Canadian Novice silver medalist Joey Russell, 15, of Labrador City was named the 2003 Junior Male Athlete of the Year at the Labrador City Athlete of the Year Gala May 14th. Joey was also a finalist for the 2004 Sport Newfoundland and Labrador Junior Male Athlete of the Year.
As a member of the National Development Team, Joey will be competing in the Novice Men's event at the North American Challenge Skate in San Jose, CA held August 19-22, 2004. The full team roster for the two North American Challenge Skate competitions can be found under International Assignments.