Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Freestyle shines at Telluride
Vail, CO Colorado
TELLURIDE – Telluride hosted the Devo Freestyle Championship last weekend, and, according to Ski and Snowboard Club Vail coach Mike Amato, “The SSCV Freestyle Team showed up with their game face on.”
The slopestyle competition was on Friday with mogul contests on Saturday and Sunday.
In Friday’s slopestyle, SSCV’s Morgan Harty placed first for the J4 girls and Tess Johnson took first for the J5 girls, and took first overall for all the girls in the slopestyle contest.
In Saturday’s mogul competition, Mallory Skidmore and Tess Johnson took first and second in their age group and placed the same in the overall standings.
For Sunday’s run at the bumps, SSCV’s Chris Leseur took the gold for the J3 men and Jack Skidmore skied to a third place finish for the J4 boys.
For the J4 girls, Brookie Wallace took her run at the track to first place, and took first place overall in the bumps for the girls.
Coach Amato added that the SSCV Devo Freestyle team has trained hard all year and proved this past weekend that it is a force to be reckoned with.
J4s off to Junior Olympics
WINTER PARK – The J4 Rocky/Central Junior Olympics began with super-G training on Wednesday in Winter Park, and SSCV’s compliment of 17 members of the J4 team is there to take on the rest of the J4 skiers from across the Rocky/Central division of USSA.
The J4 team representing SSCV at this event are Hannah Claus, Katelin Henum, Sasha Horn, Heidi Livran, Megan McGrew, Abigail Murer, Camilla Trapness, Sarah Tyree, Quintin Cook, Paul Cuthbertson, Victor Guilmineau, Jack Keane, Zeke Pierce, River Radamus, Woody Scruggs, Colin Suszynski, and Erik Weiss.
The super-G is today with giant slalom Friday and slalom Saturday.
According to coach Perry Kleeman, “Training went well today, the track is in good shape, and the team is set for the super-G race today.”