Wax ‘em up
for the Soldier
When most of us head downhill
fast, it is usually unintentional.
Next week, people can fulfill
their need for speed at a series of downhill races at Soldier Mountain
near Fairfield, the Sammis-Camas Cup and the Soldier Mountain downhills.
Co-race director Scott Curtis
remarked, "It’s been a phenomenal snow year and the snow pack is great.
We are going off the old track – the Easter Bump."
The faster racers, like last
year’s Sammis-Camas champions Skip Merrick and Tracy Chubb, usually
complete the course in 1 minute and 20 seconds.
"It’s a great locals race. We want
everyone to show up," Curtis said. "The Town Series racers are off for a
couple of weeks so we want those guys to be there."
Curtis and Kenny Corrock will
conduct a downhill training camp on Monday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m.
"All abilities are welcome,"
On Tuesday, Feb. 10, the annual
Sammis-Camas downhill will be run at noon with a training run at 10 a.m.
Proceeds from the Sammis-Camas Cup will be donated to a racer on the
Hailey Ski Team.
A pair of Intermountain Masters
downhills will be run at 10 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
Ski Tek and the Sun Valley Ski
Club sponsor the race series.