They've shared the Apple Bowl for the past several years and are now are doing the same with a provincial award.
Rostam Turner and Aaron Stroda of Kelowna were announced as the youth (under-18) track and field athletes of the year at the annual B.C. Athletics awards banquet in Richmond on the weekend.
Turner, 17, ran, threw and jumped his way to an octathlon gold medal at the Canadian Legion youth national track and field championships in Charlottetown, while Stroda, 16, earned a pair of silver medals - in the discus and shot put - at the same meet in August.
Ranked sixth in the country going into Prince Edward Island, Turner posted personal bests in six of the eight events to claim gold with a winning point total of 5,435.
A Grade 12 student at Kelowna Secondary School, Turner also ranks No. 1 in the 1,000 metres, eighth in the discus and ninth in the javelin. Provincially he's also the top-ranked athlete in the octathlon and 1,000 meters, as well as the javelin and long jump.
The multi-talented Okanagan Athletics Club member, coached by Pat Sima-Ledding and Amber Gilbert, is ranked No. 3 in B.C. in the javelin and long jump, while sitting at No. 4 in the discus and shot put. He finished the year among the top 10 in four other disciplines (pole vault, 110 metre hurdles, high jump and 100 metres.
Meanwhile, Stroda, in his first year in the youth division, put the shot a personal-best 15.82 metres to take the silver in the Legion nationals and finished as the top 16-year-old in the country in the event.
The Grade 11 Okanagan Mission Secondary School student placed second at nationals in the discus with a toss of 48.20 metres, but earlier in the season had 51.18-metre throw, to earn the No. 1 ranking for his age in Canada.
Stroda, coached by his mom Verena Stroda, took up the hammer throw competitively for the first time last season and finished with a PB of 49.45 metres, good for a No. 7 ranking in the nation.
Two other Kelowna athletes were nominated for B.C. Athletics awards.
James Turner, the older brother of Rostam, was up for the junior male athlete of the year award. Turner defended his national decathlon title in Winnipeg.
Keely Watts-Watling was among those nominated for the youth female track and field athlete of the year in B.C. The KSS student won a silver medal in the heptathlon at the Canadian Legion championships.