Bell shines with gold, three silver so far

Nunavut Arctic sports athlete Drew Bell wins in triple jump

Walter Strong | Nuuk, Greenland
March 10, 2016

A perennial ulu favourite, Drew Bell of Arviat, Nunavut, has earned four uluit this Games. He won the triple jump by more than a full metre ahead of second place, jumping 11.49m. He also earned silver in kneel jump, one hand reach, and head pull.

Walter Strong/NNSL photo Nuuk, Greenland - March 8, 2016 - Nunavut's Drew Bell competing in arctic sports finds his focus during kneel jump competition.

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Nuuk, Greenland – March 8, 2016 – Nunavut’s Drew Bell competing in arctic sports finds his focus during kneel jump competition.

Walter Strong/NNSL photo Nuuk, Greenland - March 8, 2016 - Nunavut's Drew Bell is a multiple ulu winner in Arctic sports.

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Nuuk, Greenland – March 8, 2016 – Nunavut’s Drew Bell is a multiple ulu winner in Arctic sports. He earned silver in the kneel jump.

Walter Strong/NNSL photo Nuuk, Greenland - March 8, 2016 - Nunavut's Drew Bell is a multiple ulu winner in Arctic sports.

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Nuuk, Greenland – March 8, 2016 – Nunavut’s Drew Bell is a multiple ulu winner in Arctic sports. Bell’s silver-winning kneel jump was two centimetres short of the winner.

Walter Strong/NNSL photo Nuuk, Greenland - March 8, 2016 - Nunavut's Drew Bell is a multiple ulu winner in Arctic sports.

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Nuuk, Greenland – March 8, 2016 – Nunavut’s Drew Bell is a multiple ulu winner in Arctic sports. He was one of four competitors hitting 7’9″ in the two-foot high kick, but missed more times than the others and finished fifth.