Skiing

Alyeska hosts inaugural IFSA Junior National Freeride Competition

Paxson Hegna

About 90 skiers and snowboarders competed in the inaugural IFSA Junior National Freeride Competition at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood this week.

The International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association event included groups of skiers age 12-14 and 15-18 competed. The Alyeska Freeride Team had a number of Top 10 finishes in all four categories.

Girls Skiing 12-14

1. Indy Boyer, Team Palisades Tahoe, 59.50

2. Hannah Epsteyn, Team Palisades Tahoe, 58.53

3. Maddie Haser, Team Summit Colorado, 56.46

4. Paxson Hegna, Alyeska Freeride Team, 56.00

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5. Rebecca Tyler, Alyeska Freeride Team, 54.26

6. Kyla Gurry, Alyeska Freeride Team, 53.63

7. Alexandra Smith, Team Palisades Tahoe, 53.06

8. Emma Silvern, Team Palisades Tahoe, 52.36

9. Sydney Thompson, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, 52.23

10. Lillie Daly, Discount Freeride Team, 51.86

Boys Skiing 12-14

1. Zebedee Schreiber, Team Palisades Tahoe, 59.83

2. Kyler Porter, Alyeska Freeride Team, 59.63

3. Mason Newell, Alyeska Freeride Team, 59.00

4. Cole Erickson, Alyeska Freeride Team, 58.13

5. Noah Robinson, Alyeska Freeride Team, 57.50

6. Alex Paul, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, 57.36

7. John Latteier, Alyeska Freeride Team, 56.56

8. Ryan Lapp, Team Palisades Tahoe, 55.60

9. Whit DeNitto, Team Palisades Tahoe, 53.80

10. Torsten Johnson, Alyeska Freeride Team, 53.60

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Girls Snowboarding 12-14

1. Dylan Corcoran, Kirkwood Freeride, 38.10

Boys Snowboarding 12-14

2. Lucas Sills, Kirkwood Freeride, 42.16

3. Nicco Aray-Oliver, Team Summit Colorado, 39.7

Girls Skiing 15-18

1. Isabella Comai, Team Summit Colorado, 59.56

2. Jenna Meyers, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, 57.30

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3. Caroline Ungar, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, 55.76

4. Kikken Schleusner, Alyeska Freeride Team, 55.36

5. Kate Pitkin, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, 54.96

6. Taylor DeNitto, Team Palisades Tahoe, 54.20

7. Bethany Greenlund, Alyeska Freeride Team, 54.06

8. Lauren Johnson, Alyeska Freeride Team, 53.90

9. Sloane Thompson, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, 53.83

10. Savonna Rygh, Alyeska Freeride Team, 53.60

Boys Skiing 15-18

1. Olof Halvarsson, Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy, 62.65

2. Cameron Hoessle, Alyeska Freeride Team, 62.03

3. Finn Griffith, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, 61.50

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4. Jack Dolan, No Team Given, 61.33

5. Chance Nowell, Alyeska Freeride Team, 60.90

6. Kai Hegna, Alyeska Freeride Team, 60.80

7. Paul Melchert, Alyeska Freeride Team, 60.60

8. Reed Naspinsky, Alyeska Freeride Team, 60.46

9. Evan Kim, Kirkwood Freeride, 59.76

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10. Aven Eisberg, Whistler Freeride Club, 59.13

Boys Snowboarding 15-18

1. Zack Wojtalik, Team Summit Colorado, 49.90

2. Liam Fischer, Kirkwood Freeride, 40.50

3. Hatden Steyn, Kirkwood Freeride, 14.00

4. Aidan McGinley, Alpental Freeride, 12.00


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