Downhillers grab podium spots

Print Article

FVSEF Racer Tyler Anderson en route to a second place finish in Big Sky Giant Slalom. (Photo courtesy Mike Anderson)

Flathead Valley Ski Education Foundation ski racers dominated the U16 Boys podium at Big Sky last weekend, while U14 and younger skiers showed well at Bridger Bowl.

At Big Sky, Colin Harper, Tyler Anderson and Burke Fox found gold, silver and bronze in the U16 Boys Giant Slalom on Friday. Carson Keim earned seventh, Cale Fox came in at ninth place and Jordon Jurasek grabbed 11th.

In Saturdayís slalom race, Harper and Anderson were first and second again. Jurasek finished seventh and Cale Fox nabbed 10th place. Colter Upton finished fourth in the U19 class. The final slalom race on Sunday had Harper and Anderson atop the podium again, with Jurasek in fourth, Cale Fox at 13th and Upton placing eighth in U19.

Also over the weekend, Bridger Bowl near Bozeman hosted two Giant Slalom races for U14 and younger skiers.

In the girls race on Saturday, Kellie Klepper led the U12 Flathead Valley girls in fourth place, followed by Amelia Remly fifth, Katie Hersom sixth and Rylan Veikle 12th.

In the U10 Girls, Liesel Brust finished atop the podium with Corina Kneeland third and Kira Paatalo in sixth. In the boys competition, Brodie Kneeland finished in first place and Buren Brust in ninth. In the 10U, Parker Retz finished 10th and Gus Paatalo 11th.

In Sundays U12 girls race, Amelia Remley finished in fourth place, Katie Hersom earned sixth, followed by Kellie Klepper in seventh and Rylan Veikle in 16th place. In the U10 girls, Liesel Brust finished third, Corina Kneeland fifth and Rylan Veilke in 16th.

In the boys U14 race Sunday, Brodie Kneeland again finished in first place. In the U12s, Bryce Remley finished third with Parker Retz coming in 11th place.

Print Article

Read More

Grizzly bears euthanized after killing chickens

June 24, 2019 at 1:38 pm | Whitefish Pilot Two grizzly bears were captured north Whitefish and later euthanized after the bears had become food-conditioned and were responsible for property damage and livestock depredation. Montana Fish, W...

Comments

Read More

Glacier Parkís Sun Road opens for season

June 24, 2019 at 12:12 pm | Whitefish Pilot Wind, rain, dense fog in spots, and bumper-to-bumper traffic. Thatís what it was like as the full length of the Going-to-the-Sun Road opened Sunday morning about 6 a.m. Despite the wretched weathe...

Comments

Read More

Hooks, Lake Monsters both compete for titles

June 24, 2019 at 9:43 am | Whitefish Pilot The Cal Ripken League baseball Minors League for ages 9-10 recently held their championship game. The Lake Monsters team took first place and the Hooks team took second. ...

Comments

Read More

Legals June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 at 5:00 am | No. 2494 LEGALS AD: Upper Whitefish Road Commercial Lease The Montana DNRC, Stillwater Unit, has received a proposal from Northwest Montana Adventures LLC for development of a commercial lease for ye...

Read More

Contact Us

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

©2019 Whitefish Pilot Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X