Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Leif’s Combined brings 71 to Baldy, SV Nordic

Remembering Leif Odmark

Jake Adicoff takes his turn around the Sun Valley Nordic Center trails during Saturday’s Leif’s Combined event. Photo by Willy Cook

Seventy-one skiers turned out for Saturday's revival of the Sun Valley Ski Club's Leif's Combined Race on Baldy and at Sun Valley Nordic Center.

The Valentine's Week event is held in memory of Sun Valley cross-country ski legend Leif Odmark.

In the women's team contest, the Vamps cross-country gals nipped the Divas alpine women by the slimmest of margins.

The combined started with a giant slalom run down Cozy ski run, then skiers went once or twice around a 2.5-kilometer ski loop at Sun Valley Nordic.

First-place winners were Scott Robinson and Karoline Droege. In second were John Campbell and Alexa Turzian. Third-place winners were Jake Peters and Brett Stevenson.

The three fastest giant slalom times: John Campbell 39.05 seconds, Bill Campbell 40.13 and Scott Robinson 40.82. The top three Nordic times: Kevin Bolger 15:13, Jake Adicoff 15:59 and Alexa Turzian 16:18.

Here are results of the 71 participants by class (26 men, 45 women) including the five telemarkers and one snowboarder in the field. Results follow with GS/Nordic times:

Men's Class 7: 1—Marvin Melville 52.28/12:37. 2—Frank Ward 51.36/14:03.

Women's Class 7: 1—Nancy Auseklis 46.37/13:51. 2—Joanne Davis 59.03/13:29. 3—Trudi Schneider 51.96/22:13. 4—JoAnn Levy 128.2/15:06.

Men's Class 6: 1—Patrick Simpson 50.35/16:27. 2—Jay Hagenbuch 62.57/19:02.

Women's Class 6: 1—Louise Wilson-Noyes 65.59/22:15. 2—Marcia Bondy 62.02/25:17. 3—Karena Jean Simpson 61.35/25:58. 4—Carol Monteverde 76.41/22:13. 5—Deborah Law 66.36/26:30. 6—Sharon Churchill 81.22/22:52. 7—Julie Dahlgren 100.00/27:11. 7—Cindi Scott 66.06/50:00.

Men's Class 5: 1—Jake Peters 45.87/17:19. 2—Will Raff (telemark) 60.64/26:24.

Women's Class 5: 1—Sue Conner 47.82/21:44. 2—Chris Jarvis 53.49/24:19. 3—Carol Mutzel 66.24/20:44. 4—Kristen O'Reilly 58.33/24:37. 5—Double D Baker 64.91/23:26. 6—Karen Sawyer 65.84/26:45. 7—Marnie Roozen 63.07/100:00.

Men's Class 4: 1—Scott Robinson 40.82/16:30. 2—John Campbell 39.05/18:13. 3—Bill Campbell 40.13/20:06. 4—Drew Kirk 46.79/19:52. 5—Joel Brazil 45.74/20:21. 6—Brett Hansen (telemark) 57.92/17:50. 7—David Reid 43.63/24:06. 8—John Gorham (telemark) 63.18/28:14.

Women's Class 4: 1—Karoline Droege 44.33/17:34. 2—Susan Robinson 50.91/20:19. 3—Nicky Elsbree 46.32/22:46. 4—Leslie Vontver 53.47/20:38. 5—Gretchen Flint (telemark) 60.93/19:21. 6—Kristy Johansen-Logan 52.67/23:11. 7—Kim Hagenbuch 61.51/20:58. 8—Heather Black 46.52/27:06. 9—Trina Peters 65.85/20:20. 10—Stephanie Carlson 60.11/23:16. 11—Jennifer Embree 60.19/23:15. 12—Leslie Bray 53.34/30:06. 13—Courtney Gilbert 83.11/21:16.

Men's Class 3: 1—Chip Maguire (telemark) 63.43/21:12.

Women's Class 3: 1—Brett Stevenson 48.28/20:24. 2—Christine Davis-Jeffers 60.39/20:47. 3—Candice Pate 75.65/17:33. 4—Natalie Spenser 58.85/25:35. 4—Nina Gardiner 68.88/24:52.

Men's Class 2: 1—Scott Taylor 48.18/26:24.

Women's Class 2: 1—Alexa Turzian 48.31/16:18. 2—Sidni Johnson 70.35/22:27. 3—Kristen Monahan 100.00/16:32.

Men's Class 1: 1—Jake Adicoff 55.66/15:59. 2—Kevin Bolger 60.06/15:12. 3—Evan Martell 58.17/17:03. 4—Johnny Hagenbuch 55.13/20:38. 5—Lukas DeWolfe 50.36/22:40. 6—Martin Gottlander 52.46/22:51. 7—Henry Raff (snowboarder) 77.62/21:50.

Women's Class 1: 1—Grace Gorham 57.72/19:04. 2—Cheyanne Stopol 62.10/22:51. 3—Ellie Gorham 60.18/24:36.

Men's Class 0:1—Jake Gorham 57.80/12:28. 2—Connor Campbell 58.57/12:52. 3—Skylar Maguire 74.00/15:05.

Women's Class 0: 1—Anhwei Kirk 53.50/14:09. 2—Goldie Kirk 69.87/20:49.

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