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For the week of April 2 - 8, 2003


Brown captures
Sugar Bowl GS

Peaking at right time

Peaking at the right time, Sun Valley Ski Team 18-year-old stars Zach Brown and Sean Higgins enjoyed excellent back-to-back results at the Pacific Crest Cup giant slaloms March 27-28 at Sugar Bowl, California.

Brown won Thursdayís menís GS in a 57-racer field by .73 seconds over Erik Fisher, 18, of Park City, Utah. Higgins placed seventh overall. In Fridayís GS, Brown finished second .45 seconds off the winning pace. Higgins was sixth.

Boise State University racer Hailey Duke was fourth and 13th in the womenís GSs.

Duke added a second place and fifth in the Pacific Crest slaloms March 29-30 at Kirkwood, Ca. Brown finished fifth and Higgins 13th in the Saturday menís slalom.

The Western Region Technical FIS races were sponsored by Far West Ski Association.

Brown and Higgins join the upper level field for the Western Region Elite FIS Spring Series April 7-12 at Mammoth Mountain, Ca. Other Sun Valley racers expected to race are Carl Rixon Jr., Wes Powell and Cassidy Doucette. First alternate is Charlotte Gourlay.

Super giant slalom for men and women is April 7-8, followed by menís slalom and womenís giant slalom April 9-10, and menís giant slalom and womenís slalom April 11-12.


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