MARS skiers make podium

Print Article

The Montana Alpine Race School traveled to Big Sky for the Lone Peak Speed Series of the USSA Northern Division Feb. 10-12.

The series consisted of three Super-G competitions. There were an average 65 women and 75 men from across Montana in the competition. MARS traveled with eight competitors ages 12-17. MARS has been training two weeks for this competition at Blacktail Mountain. That preparation was evident as MARS had an outstanding weekend with 12 age group podium results, 16 top five results.

Montana State University entered a few men and ladies each day to improve the field and set the pace. For MARS member Annika Severn-Eriksson this was a return to her home hill. She started off the weekend with a brilliant run and top junior racer closely behind the Montana State women.

In the team competition the boys trailed only the Montana State men’s team going into the final race.

Super-G is an on-the-edge competition with no room for caution.

The team returns home to train at Blacktail Mountain this week in preparation for the FIS Wild West Technical series in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, for one member and the Bridger Technical Qualifying Series in two weeks for the others.

Saturday

Super-G No. 1

MARS Results

U14 Girls

3. Mikaela Daniels, Whitefish

U16 Girls

1.Annika Severn-Eriksson, Big Sky

U16 Boys

1. Camas Rinehart, Kalispell

3. Devin Beale, Whitefish

4.Rayce Neil, Helena

U19 Boys

1.Dawson Rinehart, Kalispell

10. Nick Sramek, Whitefish

Super-G No. 2

U14 Girls

1. Mikaela Daniels

U16 Girls

1.Annika Severn-Eriksson

U16 Boys

1.Camas Rinehart

4. Devin Beale

5. Rayce Neil

U19 Boys

1.Dawson Rinehart

7. Nick Sramek

Sunday

Super-G No. 3

U16 Girls

3. Annika Severn-Eriksson

U16 Boys

3. Devin Beale

4. Rayce Neil

U19 Boys

2. Dawson Rinehart

Print Article

Read More

This ‘Gimmic’ is the real deal

January 18, 2018 at 8:47 am | Whitefish Pilot When Columbia Falls drummer Willie Baltz was at the Kiwanis Jazz Festival last year, he heard Port Nugent of Whitefish play guitar. “I need to make friends with this guy, ‘cause he’s super good,” Ba...

Comments

Read More

Free figure skating

January 17, 2018 at 1:32 pm | Whitefish Pilot The Glacier Skate Academy will host “Try Figure Skating For Free” at the Stumptown Ice Den in Whitefish on Saturday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 24 from 5:15-6:15 p.m. for ages 4- 12. Event includes i...

Comments

Read More

Bill naming peak for late conservationist awaits President’s signature

January 17, 2018 at 11:17 am | Whitefish Pilot A move to name a 9,765-foot peak in honor of the late Montana conservationist Alex Diekmann is one step closer to becoming reality. The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed a bill naming th...

Comments

Read More

Fire season last year cost state up to $240 million in visitor spending

January 17, 2018 at 10:04 am | Whitefish Pilot Fires and smoke from wildfires this past summer cost the state up to 800,000 visitors and resulted in a decrease in visitor spending, according to the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 862-3505
312 E. Second Street
Whitefish, MT 59937

©2018 Whitefish Pilot Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X