SSCV snowboarders excel at Revolution Tour |

SSCV snowboarders excel at Revolution Tour

Daily Staff Report

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN, Minn. – Last weekend, snowboarders from the Ski and Snowboard Club Vail brought home some top finishes in the U.S. Ski Association’s Revolution Tour in Spirit Mountain, Minn.In the women’s boardercross, Lindsey Telling placed second and Kim Krahulec placed third.”This sets the girls up with a real shot at both the U.S. Junior Team and a World Cup berth at Lake Placid, New York. They both rode great,” said SSCV program director Ben Boyd.Julya Chapman and Ellen Feldman put in good performances, finishing seventh and eighth, respectively.On the men’s boardercross side, Aaron Hallenback, Bryan Daino, Tommie Bennett and SSCV alum Deacon Maloney finished in the top 20.In the halfpipe events, Chapman qualified for the finals, finishing fifth overall.”She was our best performer, placing fourth in the slopestyle event, as well,” Boyd said.Krahulect took seventh in the halfpipe while Feldman finished ninth.For the men, Daino finished sixth, while Broc Waring, the youngest boarder in the qualifying field at 13-years-old, took seventh place.In addition to Chapman’s fourth place finish in women’s slopestyle, Collin Scott came in the top 20 on the men’s side.Cartmill takes top spotSSCV’s Alyssa Cartmill won the first FIS race of her career by taking the win in the RMTS giant slalom at Eldora Mountain Saturday.After taking fourth place in her first run, Cartmill crushed the field on the second run to take the win. Following Carmill into the top 10 were Georgia Wettlaufer in sixth and Laura Littman in 7th.In Sunday’s Slalom, Littman led the way with a fourth-place finish. Anna Seibert led the charge from the back of the pack, moving from a 66th start position to 19th overall.Christa Ghent finished 14th in the giant slalom and sixth place in the slalom. The Rocky Mountain FIS Trophy Series continues Jan. 24-29 in Beaver Creek on Centennial.Vail, Colorado

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