Congratulations to SVSEF athletes who have qualified for regional and national events.
A total of 10 current and former SVSEF Alpine skiers have qualified for U.S. Nationals, which take place at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine, March 25-30.
John Blackburn, Duncan Fuller, Yuri McClure, Skylar Cooley, Haley Cutler, Katelyn Rathfon, Erin Smith, Tanner Farrow (alumni, Gold Team), Will Snyder (alumni), Kipling Weisel (alumni, Gold Team)
Fifteen SVSEF athletes have qualified for U16 Regionals. SVSEF has the most women competing at Regionals and the second most athletes qualified. The event this year will be held at Big Sky in Montana, March 16-19.
Wyatt Barth, Ridley Lindstrom, Buey Grossman, Jack Smith, Bennett Snyder, Maddie Ferris, Carlota Pomes, Lily Fitzgerald, Allison Rathfon, Merumo Ishimaru, Emma MacGuffie, Sage Holter, Falon Hanna, Carly Walther-Porino, Cailin Chandler
All SVSEF U12 Alpine skiers qualified for IMD Championships, which take place in Park City, March 17-19. The Championships will feature one slalom, one giant slalom and one duel event.
U12 Girls: Paige DeHart, Maya Lightner, Goldie Kirk, Laura Daves, Reece Walther-Porino, Chloe Vogel, Isabella Hattrup, Lowie Watkins, Charlotte Davis-Jeffers, Asia Angel, Natalie Gowe, Ruby Crist, Maeve Bailey, Ava Agnew, Scarlet Rixon, Jodiewillow Maguire, Ripley Scales, Eden Gardner
U10 Girls: Taylor Hovey
U12 Boys: Cole Curci, Max Meucci, Tommy Normand, Tor Johnston, Sacha Stern-Pre, Hank Moss, Zephyr Carruth, Bodin Lee, John Tumolo, Eric Parris, Owen Walker
U10 Boys: Tucker Smith
Thirteen SVSEF riders have qualified for USASA Nationals, many in multiple disciplines. Competition is slated for March 31-April 6, at Copper Mountain in Colorado.
Caleb Hothem: HP / Slope
The USSA Freestyle & Freeskiing Junior Nationals will be hosted locally by SVSEF at Dollar and Bald Mountains, March 13-19. The top athletes from each region have been invited to participate; below are the SVSEF athletes who will be competing on their home turf.
Alex LaFleur, Henry Cherp, Addison Rafford, Toby Rafford, Eliza Marks, Hunter Diehl, Katie Markthaler, Rainey Wilson, Brody Buchwalter, Esmee Verjhien, Luke Rizzo, Sammy Smith, Wilson Dunn, Holden Largay
Big Air: Will Griffith
Slopestyle: Will Griffith, Ridge Dirksmeier, Harper Mallett, Ryan Dobi
Halfpipe: Ridge Dirksmeier, Sam Ware, Charlie Price, Joey Markthaler, Lachlan McFarland, Harper Mallett, Barrett Beyer, Dylan Mills, Walker Woodring, Hanna Blackwell, Liesl Beyer
SVSEF qualified 13 athletes overall to represent the Intermountain Division at Junior Nationals in Lake Placid, NY, which took place March 6-11. On top of that, Sarah Goble, a PG skier, represented the Great Lakes region, and Bentley Walker-Broose competed as a guest skier; he is an Australian athlete who has been training and racing with SVSEF. You can view results from JNs here.
U16 girls: Sophia Mazzoni, Anja Jensen, Ella Wolter, Laine Allison
U16 boys: Johnny Hagenbuch, Cash Dart
U18-20 girls: Lily Brunelle, Eve Jensen
U18-20 boys: Peter Wolter, Eli Jensen, Andrew Siegel, Henry Raff, Keene Morawitz